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Stable Angina:
subendocardial ischemia with ST-segment depression
Prinzmetal's angina:
vasospasm with transmural ischemia and ST-segment elevation
Reperfusion injury:
contraction band necrosis due to influx of Ca2+ (calcium) and O2 (oxygen)
Ventricular fibrillation:
most common cause of death in acute MI
cTnI, cTnT:
gold standard for diagnosis of acute MI
ECG findings in acut MI:
inverted T waves, elevated ST segment, Q waves
Acute rheumatic fever:
immune-mediated type II hypersensitivity reaction
Mitral valve prolapse:
myxomatous degeneration; excess dermatan sulfate
Streptococcus viridans:
most common cause of infective endocarditis
most common cause of myocarditis and pericarditis
A young woman with pericarditis and effusion:
most likely has SLE