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Cardiology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following must be present to diagnose malignant hypertension?
    • A. 

      Papilledema

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    True regarding the etiology of atrial flutter
    • A. 

      Acute myocardial infarction is a common cause of atrial flutter

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism is frequently associated with atrial flutter

    • C. 

      Atrial flutter may be a sequela of open heart surgery

    • D. 

      Several genetic conditions are recognized causes of atrial flutter

  • 3. 
    True regarding the workup of patients with suspected atrial flutter
    • A. 

      An electrophysiology (EP) study is required to diagnose atrial flutter

    • B. 

      Chest x-rays typically reveal abnormalities

    • C. 

      Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is the preferred technique for detecting thrombus in the left atrium

    • D. 

      Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) has high sensitivity for intra-atrial thrombi

  • 4. 
    Echocardiographic findings associated with poor prognosis in chronic aortic regurgitation and may require surgical intervention
    • A. 

      A left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) <55%

    • B. 

      A left ventricular end-systolic dimension >45 mm

    • C. 

      LVH

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Sympathomimetic agents

    • B. 

      Vasodilators

    • C. 

      Diuretics

    • D. 

      Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs