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1. Wegener's presentation

2. Which class of drugs decreases afterload?

3. When and why do you hear the S4 sound

4. no relation between p waves and QRS intervals - treatment and predisposing factor

5. What are the different etiologies of dialted cardiomyopathy

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

7. In an anteroseptal infarct - which artery is effected - and which leads show Q waves?

8. EDV is also known as

9. What is the gold standard for dx of MI in the first 6 hours

10. Given P = QR - what factors influence resistance?

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

12. p - anca

13. Central chemoreceptors do not respond directly to which parameter?

14. What is the difference between adult and infantile type aortic coarctation?

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

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

17. What kind of dysfunction ensues in restrictive cardiomyopathy

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

19. list the coronary vessels most likely to be occluded

20. What other syndrom is associated with infantile aortic coarctation

21. segmental thrombosing vasculitis of small and medium vessels in smokers with intermittent claudication - superficial nodular phlebitis - raynaud's - gangrene and severe pain - autoamputation of digits is possible

22. What masks atrial repolarization?

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

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

25. systolic - diastolic

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

27. Which murmur is heard with mitral prolapse?

28. What does the atria release in response to inc blood volume and atrial pressure

29. What stimulates release of calcium from the SR?

30. necrotizing granulomas in lung and upper airways - nectrotizing GN - small vessel vasculitis

31. what happens to capillaries in lymphatic blockage

32. What is the characteristic pulse in aortic stenosis?

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

34. In an EKG - What is the QT interval?

35. What are the complications from bacterial endocarditis?

36. lymphatic malignancy associated with persistant lymphadema - post radical mastectomy

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

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

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

40. Mitral stenosis is most often secondary to which condition?

41. machine murmer

42. Why is contractility decreased in heart failure?

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

44. which medications are used to maintain patency or close the ductus arteriosus?

45. Rank the following by speed of conduction - av node - atria - purkinjee - ventricles

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

47. Most common vasculitis affecting medium and large arteries

48. Expiration causes an increase in which sided heart sounds

49. In an EKG - What is the T wave?

50. How are cadiac myocytes eltrically coupled?