CVS Test 6 October 2014

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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CVS Test 6 October 2014

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is acause of increased morbidity and mortalityin patients with hypertension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following conventionalantihypertensive treatments havebeen shown to improve endothelialfunction? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs)

    • B. 

      Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)

    • C. 

      Dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonists

    • D. 

      Diuretics

  • 3. 
    What was the follow-up period in theLin, et al trial?
    • A. 

      10 months

    • B. 

      11 months

    • C. 

      12 months

    • D. 

      13 months

  • 4. 
    Bisoprolol is cardioprotective becauseit selectively and competitively blockscatecholamine stimulation and β1-adrenergic receptors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the Lin, et al trial the authorsconclude that bisoprolol improvedendothelial function and myocardialsurvival in patients with hypertensionassociated with CAD.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Doxazosin is a selective α₁-adrenoceptor antagonist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Nearly half of the patients on doxazosincontrolled-release had symptomrelief at the 4 mg starting dose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An advantage of controlled-releaseformulations of doxazosin is reducedfluctuation between maximum andminimum plasma concentrations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Steers, et al found that normotensivepatients with BPH overall showed noclinically important changes in bloodpressure during doxazosin therapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Steers, et al highlighted that, innormotensive patients, treatmentwith doxazosin for 14 weeks showedsignificant changes in heart ratewhen compared to placebo.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Studies in different populations havereported frequencies of erectiledysfunction (ED) ranging from:
    • A. 

      20 % - 70 %

    • B. 

      20 % - 80 %

    • C. 

      20 % - 90 %

    • D. 

      20 % - 100 %

  • 12. 
    Prevelance of ED increases with age,duration and severity of diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Patients with ED are at a 5-fold increasedrisk of coronary heart disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following mechanismscan explain the link between ED anddiabetes:
    • A. 

      Microangiopathy of the cavernosal artery

    • B. 

      Corporal veno-occlusive dysfunction

    • C. 

      Autonomic nerve damage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are considereda modifiable risk factor in patientswith ED and diabetes? Choose all thatapply.
    • A. 

      Poor blood glucose control

    • B. 

      High BP

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Obesity

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