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1. systolic - diastolic

2. Which class of drugs decreases afterload?

3. How are the sarcomeres added in eccentric hypertrophy?

4. delta wave on ECG - accesory conduction pathway from atria to ventricles - reentry leading to supraventricular tachycardia

5. What is the progression of atherosclerosis?

6. How are cadiac myocytes eltrically coupled?

7. Wegener's presentation

8. What is the formula for EF?

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

10. Where is the most posterior portion of the heart and What can it cause?

11. bening capillary hemangioma of elderly - does not regress

12. Wegener's tx

13. cavernous lymphangioma of the neck - associated with turner's

14. Where are pacemaker cells?

15. Which enzyme rises after 4 hours and is elevated for 7 to 10 days after an MI?

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

17. Does eccentric hypertrophy or concentric hypertrophy cause systolic disfunction

18. Which lab value indicates blood viscosity?

19. What cardiac change occurs in pregnancy?

20. Unilateral headache - jaw claudication - impaired vision

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

22. In an EKG - What is the QRS complex?

23. Fatal arrhythmia

24. What causes the CO curve to shift upwards?

25. When do coronary arteries fill?

26. How does a patient with Tet of fallot learn to improve symptoms?

27. What are the different etiologies of dialted cardiomyopathy

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

29. congenital heart defect with turner's

30. What is the most common cause of MI

31. In normal S2 splitting - which valve closes first? What increases it?

32. What are the complications of atherosclerosis?

33. What are the diastolic heart sounds?

34. Which class of drugs decrease preload

35. Which vessels account for the most total peripheral resistance

36. Inspiration causes an increase in which sided heart sounds?

37. Endothelial malignancy of the skin assocated with HHV-8 and HIV

38. When and why is the S3 sound heard?

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

40. What is the S2 sound?

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

42. The cause of dyspnea on exertion?

43. What does the LAD supply?

44. What do the carotid and aortic bodies respond to?

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

46. Weak pulses - notching of the ribs on xray - HTN in upper extremeties and weak peripheral pulses

47. clinical signs of cardiac tamponade

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

49. What does increasing intracellular Ca do?

50. The aortic arch receptors transmit along which nerve?