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1. Hyperplastic onion skinning

2. The cause of pulmonary edema - paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea?

3. stroke volume x HR =?

4. What are anitschkow's cells

5. What kind of infarct show ST depression

6. progressive lengthening of PR until beat is dropped - a p wave not followed by QRS

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

8. What is the time frame for arrhythmia risk in the evolution of MI

9. What is the danger of torsades to pointes?

10. benign - painful - red - blue tumor under fingernails from smooth muscle cells

11. Which valve is most commonly involved in bacterial endocarditis?

12. in the JVP - What is the v wave?

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

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

15. sudden death in young atheletes - S4 - apical impulses - outflow obstruction

16. Rank the pacemakers cells

17. congenital heart defect with turner's

18. What are the four most common locations for atherosclerosis?

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

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

21. What are the diastolic heart sounds?

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

23. What are the 5 T's of cyanoitc babies

24. Which organ has the largest arteriovenous difference

25. The cause of cardiac dilation?

26. What causes tet of fallot?

27. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?

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

29. L to R shunt becomes R to L due to increase pulm pressures from original congenital heart defect

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

31. What causes the midsystolic click

32. systolic - diastolic

33. How are the sarcomeres added in eccentric hypertrophy?

34. What is the classic X ray finding for tet of fallot?

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

36. Which murmur is heard in aortic stenosis?

37. How are cadiac myocytes eltrically coupled?

38. pulmonary veins drain into right heart circulation (SVC - coronary sinus)

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

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

41. What are aschoff bodies

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

43. What 4 things drive myocardial 02 demand?

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

45. The cause of dyspnea on exertion?

46. PROVe

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

48. friction rub - 3-5 days post MI

49. How does digitatlis increase contractility?

50. serum marker for wegener's