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Cardiology

Subject : health-sciences
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1. What is the danger of torsades to pointes?






2. Which kind of infarct show ST elevation - and/or pathologic Q waves






3. What other sign is often present with congenital long QT syndrome - why?






4. which heart valves are afected most in rheumatic heart diseease






5. clinical signs of cardiac tamponade






6. In an anterior wall infarct - which artery is effected and which leads show Q waves






7. What is the progression of atherosclerosis?






8. Does blood flow across the actual ASD account for abnormal heart sounds? What is the reason?






9. The cause of pulmonary edema - paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea?






10. coronary artery spasm - ST elevation






11. What other syndrom is associated with infantile aortic coarctation






12. retrosternal chest main with exertion - ST depression on ECG - likely due atherosclerosis






13. Most common vasculitis affecting medium and large arteries






14. What supplies the posterior left ventricle?






15. thrombosis w/o necrosis - ST elevation - worsening chest pain at rest or with minimal exertion






16. MAP is also known as






17. what happens to capillaries in lymphatic blockage






18. Rank the following by speed of conduction - av node - atria - purkinjee - ventricles






19. What does the starling curve show?






20. highly lethal malignancy of the liver - associated with vinyl chloride - arsenic - and thorosrast exposure






21. When during cardiac nodal cells depolarize?






22. Which murmur do you hear in mitral stenosis?






23. What is the most common cause of right heart failure






24. What happens in phase 0 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?






25. How are the sarcomeres added in eccentric hypertrophy?






26. What are the diastolic heart sounds?






27. What causes the cushing reflex and why






28. Which bacteria causes endocarditis in the presence of colon cancer






29. What causes the early cyanosis in Tet of Fallot?






30. decrease blood flow to the skin due to arteriolar vasospasm in cold temp - emotional stress - also in SLE and CREST






31. What kind of dysfunction ensues in restrictive cardiomyopathy






32. What causes aortic stenosis






33. Do dihydropyridine or non - dihyrdropyridine Ca channel blockers decrease contractility






34. Which enzymes are useful for diagnosing reinfarction






35. How does acidosis affect contractility?






36. immune mediated transmural vasculitis with fibrinoid necrosis - small and medium vessels - renal and viscera - not pulm arteries - hep B seropos in 30% of pts






37. pulseless disease - granulomatous thickening of the aortic arch and/or proximal great vessels - elev ESR - asian females > 40






38. SV CAP means?






39. no change in PR interval followed by dropped beat






40. What causes the CO curve to shift upwards?






41. What are anitschkow's cells






42. no relation between p waves and QRS intervals - treatment and predisposing factor






43. What happens in phase 4 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?






44. When does extracellular calcium enter the cardiac muscle cells during contraction?






45. L to R shunt becomes R to L due to increase pulm pressures from original congenital heart defect






46. What is the most common cause of MI






47. pulmonary veins drain into right heart circulation (SVC - coronary sinus)






48. Do you see elevaged ASO titers in rheumatic heart disease






49. most common primary cardiac tumor in children - associated with tuberous sclerosis






50. Which class of drugs decrease the murmur heard in aortic regurg?