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1. What is the danger of torsades to pointes?

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

3. What is the definition of HTN?

4. What causes orthopnea?

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

6. EDV is also known as

7. which ethnic groups have higher association with HTN?

8. congenital heart defect in an infant with a diabetic mother?

9. Unilateral headache - jaw claudication - impaired vision

10. Which channel accounts for automaticity of the SA and AV nodes?

11. no change in PR interval followed by dropped beat

12. In an anterolateral infarct - which artery is effected and which leads show Q waves

13. What causes the CO curve to shift upwards?

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

15. congenital heart defect withdown syndrome

16. What are the different etiologies of dialted cardiomyopathy

17. What causes aortic regurg

18. in the JVP - What is the c wave?

19. smaller vegetations - congenitally abnormal or diseased valves - sequela of dental procedures. Insidious onset

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

21. Irregularly irregular ECG - no p waves: dx and treatment

22. Which class of drugs decreases afterload?

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

24. What causes the cushing reflex and why

25. MAP is also known as

26. In what disease states is blood viscosity increased?

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

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

29. What is the most common cause of MI

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

31. port wine stains on face - intracerebral AVM - siezures - early onset glaucoma - congenital

32. The cause of cardiac dilation?

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

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

35. skin rash on buttocks and legs - arthralgia - intestinal hemorrhage - abdominal pain - melena. Follows URI - IgA immune complex - most common childhood systemic vasculitis

36. PCWP is an estimate of...

37. disease of elastic arteries and large and medium sized muscular arteries

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

39. Churg Strauss - presentation and test

40. Which murmur do you hear in mitral stenosis?

41. What are aschoff bodies

42. What is the effect on the slope of phase 4 in pacemaker cells by Ach or adenosine?

43. Why is there edema after burns or during infection

44. What does mitral prolapse predeispose to?

45. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?

46. What is indicated when CO and venous return are equal?

47. How are sarcomeres added in concentric hypertrophy?

48. serum marker for wegener's

49. decrease stretch in baroreceptors leads to what response?

50. What is the S1 sound?