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1. What is a normal EF

2. Which enzymes are useful for diagnosing reinfarction

3. What is the result of not have fast sodium channels in pacemaker cells?

4. bacterial endocarditis - previously normal valves - rapid onset - Which bacteria?

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

6. In the evolution of an MI - when the risk for free wall rupture - tamponade - papillary muscle rupture - or interventricular septal rupture the hightest? Why?

7. fibrinous pericarditis several weeks post MI

8. When is the scar completely formed in an MI?

9. list the coronary vessels most likely to be occluded

10. When during cardiac nodal cells depolarize?

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

12. wartiike - sterile vegetations occur on both sides of the valve - commonly causes mitral regurg. SLE causes it

13. What causes ankle - sacral edema - jugular venous distention

14. What is sudden cardiac death most commonly due to...

15. The 7 complications of MI

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

17. What happens in phase 2 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?

18. diaphoresis - N/V - severe retrosternal pain - pain in left arm/jaw - SOB - fatigue - adrenergic symptoms

19. what percentage of HTN is secondary to renal disease?

20. which ethnic groups have higher association with HTN?

21. Which valve is commonly involved in bacterial endocarditis from IV drug use and Which bacteria are most common?

22. Which murmur is characteristic of mitral/tricuspid regurg?

23. In terms of starling forces - why does nephrotic syndrome or liver failure cause edems

24. What causes the CO curve to shift downwards?

25. moncekberg

26. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?

27. What are common causes of mitral regurg?

28. What does the U wave indicated?

29. How are cadiac myocytes eltrically coupled?

30. How does angiotensin II raise MAP

31. Wegener's presentation

32. In an EKG - What is the PR interval?

33. Which murmur is heard in aortic stenosis?

34. What does FROM JANE stand for in bacterial endocarditis?

35. What does TAPVR stand for

36. What does prolonged QT predispose to?

37. The cause of cardiac dilation?

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

39. In the cardiac cycle - which period has the highest 02 consumption?

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

41. sawtooth wave

42. EDV is also known as

43. Which class of drugs decreases afterload?

44. rate of 02 consumption/ arterial 02 - venous 02 ccontent=CO

45. In an acute MI - are there any visible changes via LM in the first 2-4 hours

46. Left to right shunts are more common in babies or kids?

47. When and why do you hear the S4 sound

48. What does HTN predispose to?

49. absecnce of tricuspid valve - hypoplastic RV

50. What does mitral prolapse predeispose to?