Flashcards in 5/24/13 Deck (20):
If a pt appears to have diabetes insipdus (i.e. water deprivation test showed no increase in urine osmolality) what is the test to determiine if central of nephrogenic?
intranasal or SQ desmopressin
What is the effect of diabetes insipidus (not psychogenic polydipsia) on serum Na+?
What is the best Tx for sick sinus syndrome?
What is the other name for IGF-1?
What endocrine disorder might you consider in a pt w/ bilateral carpal tunnel syndrme?
What is the FIRST step in the workup for acromegaly?
If IGF-1 is hi in a pt suspected of acromegaly, what is step #2?
oral glucose tolerance test
If oral glucose tolerance test ixs positive in pt w/ suspected acromegaly, what is step #3?
CT or MRI of head for macroadenoma
What are the first 3 lines of tx for acromegaly (if amcroadenoma) in order?
What, in particluar, is elevated in the blood in Paget's disease of the bone?
What, in partticular, is elevated in the urine in Paget's disease of the bone?
What is the best first test for paget's disease of the bone?
radiologic bone scan
What would be seen oin bone scan in Paget's disease of te bone?
What is always the tx for symptmatic Paget's disease of the bone?
What the hell is amlodipine again?
artery-selective Ca++ channel blocker
What is a rapidly growing keratotic lesion often described as "crateriform" or "volcano-like"?
An opening snap followed by a low-pitched diastolic rumble is characteristic of what valvulopathy?
How does the length of time between A2 and the opening snap of mitral stenosis relate to the severity of the stenosis?
Why does the opening snap of mitral stenosis occur earlier when the disease is more severe?
pressure biulds up in the LA