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1. In an EKG - What is the QRS complex?

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

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

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

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

6. What are tendinous xanthoma - atheromas - and corneal arcus signs of?

7. What causes the murmur heard in tricuspid regurg to enhance

8. Fatal arrhythmia

9. machine murmer

10. highly lethal malignancy of the liver - associated with vinyl chloride - arsenic - and thorosrast exposure

11. Rank the pacemakers cells

12. decrease stretch in baroreceptors leads to what response?

13. cavernous lymphangioma of the neck - associated with turner's

14. fibrous plaques and atheromas in intima of arteries

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

16. pulseless disease - granulomatous thickening of the aortic arch and/or proximal great vessels - elev ESR - asian females > 40

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

18. PCWP > LV diastolic pressure

19. When do coronary arteries fill?

20. What is the early and late lesion in rheumatic heart disease

21. What are the complications from bacterial endocarditis?

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

23. MAP is also known as

24. Why is there edema after burns or during infection

25. what conditions are associated with pulsus paradoxus

26. wartiike - sterile vegetations occur on both sides of the valve - commonly causes mitral regurg. SLE causes it

27. with what heart sounds do ASD usually present?

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

29. How does digitatlis increase contractility?

30. What is the progression of atherosclerosis?

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

32. How does angiotensin II raise MAP

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

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

35. no change in PR interval followed by dropped beat

36. Which murmur is heard in aortic stenosis?

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

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

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

40. Unilateral headache - jaw claudication - impaired vision

41. In a lateral wall infarct - which artery is effected - and which leads show Q waves?

42. congenital heart defect with 22q11

43. What are the systolic heart sounds

44. What are aschoff bodies

45. What does the LAD supply?

46. What channels do the the pacemaker cells lack?

47. In normal S2 splitting - which valve closes first? What increases it?

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

49. failure of truncus arteriosus to divide?

50. What does an isoelectric ST segment indicate?