Flashcards in Cardio Deck (98)
What types of patients are typically assoc w/ PDA? what is a common complication?
premature & congenital rubella;
Where do red (hemorrhagic) infarcts occur? pale infarcts
red infarcts => tissues w/ collateral circulation => lung, intestine, post-reperfusion
pale infarcts => solid tissue w/ single blood supply => brain, kidney, spleen
How does septic shock mimic artervenous fistula (high flow state)?
ALL arterioles are vasodilator leading to increased CO
What can LAD infarction cause?
LBBB, anterior wall rupture & mural thrombi
What can RCA infarction cause?
LV papillary rupture, posterior flail leaflet & MR
How does constrictive pericarditis present?
Kussmaul's sign & pericardial knock
Compare platelet counts in Henoch Schonlein purpura & ITP
platelet counts normal to elevated in HSP;
decreased in ITP