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28 Cards in this Set

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two conditions associated with hemoptysis (one cardiac, one pulmonary)
mitral stenosis
pulmonary infarction
pulsus alterans is sign of...
left ventricular failure
pusus parvus et tardus may be seen with
aortic stenosis
Differential of cardiac arrest (6)
Myocardial depressants (anesthetics, antiarrhythmics, digitalis)
Conduction disturbances
coronary thrombosis
vagotonic maneuvers
electrolyte disturbances
Brain injury results after ... minutes of dec. perfusion
Drug therapy for cardiac arrest includes the following-
epinephrine for...
calcium for...
sodium bicarb for...
vasopressors for...
atropine for...
epi for cardiotonic effect
calcium for cardiotonic effect
sodium bicarb to tx acidosis
vasopressors to increase BP
Atropine to reverse bradycardia
during extracorporeal ciculation, how is the mycoardium protected from ischemia (2)
hypothermia and cardioplegia
name five pathophysiologic effects of extracorporeal circulation
1. inflammatory response (coag cascade, complement activation, fibrolysis, kallikrein-kinin)
2. vasoactive substances released (epi, norepi, H2, bradykinin)
3. Na and H2O retention
4. RBC/platelet trauma
5. respiratory insufficiency
___ valves do not require long-term anticoagulation but have 10-30% failure at 10 years

___ valves are durable for a long time but require anticoagulation

___ vavles don't require anticoagulation and have 92% durability at 10 years
porcine tissue valves

mechanical valves

human allograft (cryoperserved)
Presenting symptoms of aortic stenosis
for aortic stenosis...
chest x-ray shows
ekg shows
echo shows
cardiac cath shows
chest x-ray shows nl heart size
ekg shows LVH
echo estimates degree of stenosis
cardiac cath measures pressure gradient across valve (tx if >50)
water-hammer pulses (2)
aortic insufficiency
x-ray of aortic insufficiency
left ventricular dilation
class triad of mitral stenosis
patient is thin/cachectic with
1. opening snap
2. apical diastolic rumble
3. loud S1
normal cross-sectional area
of mitral valve...
with mild stenosis...
moderate stenosis...
severe stenosis
nl 4-6 cm2
mild 2-2.5
mod 1.5-2
sev 1-1.5
x-ray of mitral stenosis...
cardiac cath
enlarged pulmonary vasculature;may show double density right heart border;
lateral decubitus with barium swallow may show left atrial enlargement

ekg may show abnl p-waves

echo evaluates valve function

cath evaluates pressure gradient and cross-sectional area
instead of valve replacement, what can be offered to a patient with mitral stenosis with fusion of commissures and minimal calcification
closed or open mitral valve commissurotomy
four causes of mitral insufficiency
myxomatous degeneration
papillary muscle dysfunction
bacterial endocarditis
rheumatic fever
x-ray for mitral insufficiency...
x-ray shows enlarged left atrium and ventrilce

ekg show LVH (50% of the time)
Three classes of drugs used for medical tx of mitral insufficinecy
what two options are sought before mitral valve replacement is done
annuloplasty and valve repair
which is more common,
functional tricuspid insufficiency (from pulmonary hypertension or right ventricul dilation) or organic tricupsid valve disease (from rheumatic fever)
functional insufficiency
carcinoid syndrome may effect which valves
pulmonic (stenosis)
tricuspid insufficiency
Four, that's right, four causes of CAD
radiation injury
a coronary artery obstruction is considered clinically significant when diameter is narrowed ...%
Two indications for coronary artery bypass. Which vessel is usualyy used
1. intractable or unstable angina pectoris
2. angina with (a) triple vessel disease (b) left main coronary artery obstruction (c) proximal LADA obstruction
alternative to coronary bypass
PTCA- percutaneous transluminal coronary antioplasty
10 year patency for Internal mammary artery grafts?
saphenous vein grafts?