Indications For Thoracic Transplants

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Thoracic Cage Quizzes & Trivia

Review of material provided during self directed learning module " Indications for Thoracic Transplant"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A common cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy is:
    • A. 

      Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    • B. 

      Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

    • C. 

      Sarcoidosis

  • 2. 
    Left sided heart failure reflects the ineffectiveness of the heart to pump blood out into the body's circulation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An LVAD is a _________ therapy when it is used as an intervention while a patient awaits a heart transplant.
  • 4. 
    The disease indicator for lung transplant which represents the highest mortality rate for waiting candidates is pulmonary hypertension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which test provides information about a patient's ejection fraction?
    • A. 

      EKG

    • B. 

      Bronchoscopy

    • C. 

      Chest CAT scan

    • D. 

      Echocardiogram

  • 6. 
    Pulmonary hypertension is primarily characterized by severe emphysema.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The most common etiology for lung transplantation in children is AAT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which value indicates a normal EF?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      60%

  • 9. 
    The leading cause of COPD is exposure to environmental irritants such as air pollution, chemcial fumes, or dust.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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