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

2. no change in PR interval followed by dropped beat

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

4. clinical signs of cardiac tamponade

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

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

7. When do coronary arteries fill?

8. congenital heart defect with turner's

9. What do patients die early from in rheumatic heart disease?

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

11. What are the diastolic heart sounds?

12. Right to left shunts are more common in babies or kids?

13. If HR is too fast (V tach) what happens during diastole?

14. most common heart tumor

15. moncekberg

16. Which organ gets the largest share of systemic cardiac output

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

18. Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes

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

20. What are aschoff bodies

21. Which class of drugs decrease preload

22. coronary artery spasm - ST elevation

23. decrease stretch in baroreceptors leads to what response?

24. What supplies the posterior left ventricle?

25. Which murmur is heard in aortic stenosis?

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

27. When do you find hemosiderin laden macrophages in the lungs?

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

29. What causes the midsystolic click

30. What other sign is often present with congenital long QT syndrome - why?

31. CO x Total peripheral resistance

32. The cause of dyspnea on exertion?

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

34. What is the effect on the slope of phase 4 in pacemaker cells by Ach or adenosine?

35. What masks atrial repolarization?

36. EDV - ESV

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

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

39. Exercise - overtransfusiion and excitiment causes and increase in...?

40. friction rub - 3-5 days post MI

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

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

43. The 7 complications of MI

44. serum marker for wegener's

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

46. Which artery supplies the SA and AV nodes?

47. delta wave on ECG - accesory conduction pathway from atria to ventricles - reentry leading to supraventricular tachycardia

48. stroke volume x HR =?

49. When and why do you hear the S4 sound

50. Which bacteria can cause endocarditis from prosthetic valves?