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1. In an EKG - What is the p wave?

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

3. Does eccentric hypertrophy or concentric hypertrophy cause systolic disfunction

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

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

6. When does EF decrease

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

8. Which class of drugs decrease the murmur heard in aortic regurg?

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

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

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

12. What are common causes of mitral regurg?

13. What is the definition of HTN?

14. What other syndrom is associated with infantile aortic coarctation

15. What does T wave inversion indicated?

16. Inspiration causes an increase in which sided heart sounds?

17. Most common vasculitis affecting medium and large arteries

18. Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes

19. diaphoresis - N/V - severe retrosternal pain - pain in left arm/jaw - SOB - fatigue - adrenergic symptoms

20. When do you see extensive coagulative necrosis in an MI

21. decrease blood flow to the skin due to arteriolar vasospasm in cold temp - emotional stress - also in SLE and CREST

22. What does FEVERSS stand for in rheumatic heart disease

23. Which artery supplies the SA and AV nodes?

24. prolonged PR interval

25. The carotid sinus transmits along which nerve?

26. clinical signs of cardiac tamponade

27. What cardiac change occurs in pregnancy?

28. Which organ has the largest arteriovenous difference

29. What does the LAD supply?

30. What are anitschkow's cells

31. In terms of starling forces - why does heart failure cause edema?

32. polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed

33. What happens in phase 4 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?

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

35. Expiration causes an increase in which sided heart sounds

36. What does increasing intracellular Ca do?

37. What is the S2 sound?

38. fibrous plaques and atheromas in intima of arteries

39. What is the danger of torsades to pointes?

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

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

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

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

44. congenital heart defect with congenital rubella

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

46. The aortic arch receptors transmit along which nerve?

47. Which murmur do you hear in mitral stenosis?

48. Which murmur is heard with VSD?

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

50. When and why is the S3 sound heard?