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1. What is the only Jones criteria that doesn't resolve with time?

2. What causes prinzmetal angina?

3. What is the effect of acute vs chronic rheumatic disease off the mitral valve?

4. What are the sx of pericardiits?

5. What are the complications of mitral valve prolapse? Are they common?

6. When is an MI pt at greatest risk for cardiogenic shock?

7. How long after pharyngitis does acute rheumatic fever occur?

8. What is the most common cause of dilated cardiomyopathy? What are other causes?

9. How do you prevent S viridans endocarditis?

10. What type of ASD is associated w/Down syndrome?

11. What is the most common cause of RHF? What are others?

12. What are the sx/complications of myocarditis?

13. What is the most common cause of death during the acute phase of rheumatic fever?

14. What cardiac enzyme is useful for detecting reinfarction?

15. When do macrophagess infiltrate the myocardium post MI?

16. What two things happen when a blocked vessel is opened after an MI?

17. What is the most common form of cardiomyopathy?

18. What is the cause of the red border around granulation tissue?

19. With what disease is transposition of the great vessels associated?

20. What is the most common type of endocarditis?

21. How does adult coarctation of the aorta present?

22. How do beta blockers tx MI?

23. What is the tx for mitral valve prolapse?

24. What artery is the 2nd most often occluded in an MI?

25. Are most congenital heart defects spontaneous or inherited?

26. What is the main cause of MV regurg? What are other causes?

27. What congenital heart defect presents later in life with lower extremity cyanosis?

28. Which chambers of the heart are generally spared in an MI?

29. What is the most common primary cardiac tumor in adults? Is it malignant or benign?

30. How does restrictive cardiomyopathy cause LHF?

31. What are complications of dilated cardiomyopathy?

32. What gross and microscopic changes occur 4-24 hours after an MI?

33. What is the JOneS mneumonic?

34. What is the most common cause of infectious endocarditis?

35. What effect does squatting have on the murmur of mitral valve prolapse? Why?

36. What is the tx for LHF?

37. What is the tx for dilated cardiomyopathy?

38. What causes notching of the ribs in adult coarctation of the aorta?

39. What is the most common congenital heart defect?

40. What are the Jones criteria?

41. What are the complications of aortic stenosis?

42. Foci of chronic inflammation - reactive histiocytes with slender - wavy nuclei - giant cells - and fibrinoid material.

43. What are the clinical features of endocarditis? What causes each feature?

44. What is the rate of congenital heart defects?

45. What areas of the heart does the LAD supply?

46. Which congenital heart defect is associated with maternal diabetes?

47. What drug relieves stable angina?

48. What cardiac disease is associated with tuberous sclerosis?

49. In what pt population does S aureus commonly cause valvular disease?

50. What does rupture of the LV free wall cause?