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1

S bovis endocarditis association

Is strongly associated with colon cancer, so need to do colonoscopy

2

Cholesterol emboli management

Supportive therapy only

3

VSD in pregnancy a problem?

Not as long as it is a small one

4

AF in immediate post-MI period tx

Continue tx with clopi, asp and fondaparinux

5

ECG features consistent with VT rather than SVT with aberrancy

QRS duration >160ms V1 - V6 show entirely positive or entirely negative complexes

6

When does in-stent thrombosis normally occur?

within 30 days of stent insertion

7

Pharmacological treatment of long standing angina

8

Dilated cardiomyopathy mode of inheritance

mode of inheritance is autosomal dominant but with variable penetrance

9

Acute MR tx

10

Anti arrhythmics MoA

11

What to give in SVC when adenosine is contraindicated in asthma

verapamil

12

CAD Ix

Pre-test prbability:

very low - nil

low - CTCA

Intermediate - stress echo / stress MR

High - angio

13

Different types of congenital lipid abnormalities

1. Apolipoprotein CII - hyperlipoproteinaemia type 1b. -> acute pancreatitis, lipemia retinalis, eruptive skin xanthomas, hepatosplenomegaly

2. Apo E -> familial dysbetalipoproteinaemia

 

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Types of familial lipid disorders