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1. absecnce of tricuspid valve - hypoplastic RV

2. Chronic mitral stenosis can lead to what changes in size of the LA

3. machine murmer

4. What is association with fixed S2 splitting - does not increase with inspiration

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

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

7. benign cap hemangioma of infancy - spont regresses

8. What does the starling curve show?

9. Which organ has ht highest blood flow per gram of tissue

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

11. When do coronary arteries fill?

12. Does eccentric hypertrophy or concentric hypertrophy cause systolic disfunction

13. PCWP > LV diastolic pressure

14. Which murmur do you hear in mitral stenosis?

15. What causes the cushing reflex and why

16. When do you find hemosiderin laden macrophages in the lungs?

17. What causes the murmur heard in MR to enhance?

18. Fatal arrhythmia

19. Why is contractility decreased in heart failure?

20. What causes the CO curve to shift upwards?

21. Why is there edema after burns or during infection

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

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

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

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

26. Which class of drugs decrease preload

27. decrease stretch in baroreceptors leads to what response?

28. In the cardiac and vascular function curves - In what instance is the vascular curve shifted to the left?

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

30. How do catecholamines increase contractility?

31. What does mitral prolapse predeispose to?

32. S3 - dilated heart on US - balloon appearance on CXR - eccentric hypertrophy

33. Which artery supplies the inferior portion of the left ventricle and posterior septum?

34. Which area of the endocardium is especially vulnerable to infarction? Why?

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

36. which ethnic groups have higher association with HTN?

37. Where does coronary artery occlusion occur most commonly?

38. Which two mechanisms sense decrease MAP?

39. What causes hepatomegaly?

40. In an inferior wall infarct - which artery is affected and which leads show Q waves

41. Rank the pacemakers cells

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

43. dyspnea - fatigue - edema and rales - multiple causes

44. What is the cushing triad?

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

46. fibrous plaques and atheromas in intima of arteries

47. EDV is also known as

48. benign capillary skin papules in AIDS patients mistaken for kaposi sarcoma - caused by bartonella henselae

49. Which artery supplies the SA and AV nodes?

50. What does T wave inversion indicated?