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1. Does blood flow across the actual ASD account for abnormal heart sounds? What is the reason?

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

3. When does extracellular calcium enter the cardiac muscle cells during contraction?

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

5. polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed

6. On the cardiac cycle graph - on which corners do the opening and closing of the aortic and mitral valves occur?

7. What is the characteristic pulse in aortic stenosis?

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

9. stroke volume x HR =?

10. What is a normal EF

11. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?

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

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

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

15. What are the systolic heart sounds

16. Do you see elevaged ASO titers in rheumatic heart disease

17. What happens in phase 3 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?

18. Most common vasculitis affecting medium and large arteries

19. PCWP > LV diastolic pressure

20. What is the most common cause of MI

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

22. exaggerated decrease in pulse during inspiration.

23. Wegener's tx

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

25. What stimulates release of calcium from the SR?

26. thrombosis w/o necrosis - ST elevation - worsening chest pain at rest or with minimal exertion

27. most common heart tumor

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

29. machine murmer

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

31. What does autoregulation do?

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

33. disruption of the vasa vasorum of aorta - dilation of aorta and valve ring - tree bark appearance (calcifications on aortic root)

34. coronary artery spasm - ST elevation

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

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

37. What is the S2 sound?

38. In an anterior wall infarct - which artery is effected and which leads show Q waves

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

40. bacterial endocarditis - previously normal valves - rapid onset - Which bacteria?

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

42. benign cap hemangioma of infancy - spont regresses

43. What causes the ejection click in the Cres - decres murmur?

44. with what heart sounds do ASD usually present?

45. What are common causes of mitral regurg?

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

47. EDV - ESV

48. Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes

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

50. What does mitral prolapse predeispose to?