Cardiac Surgery And Intervention

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Cardiac Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    When is CABG indicated?
    • A. 

      LCA stenosis

    • B. 

      Need for heart or other major surgery

    • C. 

      Osteal or calcified lesions

    • D. 

      Major complication in cath lab

    • E. 

      Failure of stenting

    • F. 

      Severe and diffuse disease (diabetes, renal disease, poor ventricular function)

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the benefit of IMA?
    • A. 

      Long term patency is better

    • B. 

      Fewer subsequent procedures

    • C. 

      Conduit limited availability

    • D. 

      Surgery more demanding

    • E. 

      Increases would infection

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    All of the following are advantanges of CABG except
    • A. 

      Longer term benefit

    • B. 

      Double platelet therapy not required

    • C. 

      Fast recovery

    • D. 

      Risk of surgical complication

  • 4. 
    All of the following of CABG surgery
    • A. 

      Bleeding

    • B. 

      Graft occlusion or stenosis

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Heart failure

    • E. 

      Arrythmias

    • F. 

      Venous thrombosis, Pulmonary embolism

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What are the indications of mitral valve disease
    • A. 

      Mitral stenosis cross sectional area 1-1.5 cm

    • B. 

      Mitral regurgitation: impaired LV

    • C. 

      MR: dyspnea, weakness, palpitation

    • D. 

      LV dimension greater than 6 cm

    • E. 

      LA greater than 4.5 cm

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Prosthetic valves  can be porcine or mechanical with the tissue valve being more durable and noisy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The complication of Heart Valve Surgery includes
    • A. 

      Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis

    • B. 

      Thrombosis and thromboembolism

    • C. 

      Bleeding from poorly regulated anticoagulation therapy

    • D. 

      Perivalvular leak

    • E. 

      Degeneration and calcification of valve leaflets

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Who should have a PTCA without a stent
    • A. 

      Pts with lesions in small vessels

    • B. 

      Pts who need heart surgery

    • C. 

      Pts in dangerous occupation

    • D. 

      Pts who have difficulty with medication compliance

    • E. 

      All of the above

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