Flashcards in CARDIO Deck (13)
MCC (2, developed vs developing world)?
MCC developed world = SLE
MCC developing world = TB
Coronary Art involved in Thrombosis
LAD > RCA > LCA
MC Site of Thrombus Formation?
Left Atrial Appendage (LAA)
Sites of Atherosclerosis
Ab Aorta > Coronary art > Popliteal art > Carotid art
Valves involved in Bacterial Endocarditis
1st MC = Mitral valve (*** In IVDA, 1st MC = Tricuspid valve ***)
2nd MC = Aortic valve
Sepsis from E coli from an indwelling catheter.
(From Lung/Breast Ca, Lymphoma, Melanoma)
Usually involve PERICARDIUM.
1ry Cardiac Tumor in Adults
1ry Cardiac Tumor in Children
Blunt Aortic Injury (ie Traumatic Aortic Rupture)
MC Site of Injury?
MCC = Motor vehicle collisions (sudden decel).
MC Site of Injury = Aortic Isthmus.
Death in Htn
1st = MI
2nd = Stroke (HEMATOMA. MC bleeds = into Globus Pallidus and/or Putamen -> Charcot Bouchard Aneurysms of lenticulostriate vessels)
3rd = Renal Failure (kidney shrinkage + atrophy)
Abnormality in Htn