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Flashcards in Valve quiz Deck (10):
1

In a patient with an incompetent MV, what condition(s) would increase mitral regurgitation?

increased systemic vascular resistance

2

A compensatory mechanism for a patient with AS/AR is

hypertrophy of the LV

increased blood volume

3

Rheumatic fever is caused by which of the following:

Group A hemolytic streptococcus

4

Acute rheumatic fever is a

hyper-immune reaction

5

Aortic insufficiency causes which of the following:

increased MVO2

6

The physiologic consequence of mitral valve stenosis is

increased LA and PA pressure

7

The compensatory mechanism to protect the pulmonary circuit from edema in a patient with MS is

pulmonary arteriolar constriction

8

Which of the following would NOT lead to LV hypertrophy

MS

9

Which of the following has a high risk of embolism

MS

10

High interventricular pressures as a result of AS

causes ventricular hypertrophy

reduces coronary blood flow