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1

Commissural fusion is found in

rheumatic aortic stenosis but NOT degenerative

2

what kind of hypertrophy occurs from calcific aortic stenosis

concentric LV hypertrophy

3

does aortic valve need to be bicuspid to calcify?

No

"senile calcific aortic stenosis" - seen with normal tricuspid aortic valve

4

number one cause of infective endocarditis in drug abusers

staph aureus

5

prosthetic valves

staph epidermidis

6

structural deterioration

bioprostheses

7

Thromboembolic complications

mechanical valves

8

Important for diagnosis of infective endocarditis

positive blood culture

9

Common findings with infective endocarditis

fever
murmur

10

janeway lesions

erythematous lesions - palms/soles

11

osler nodes

subcutaneous nodules in pulp of digits

12

Roth spots

retinal hemorrhage