Inflammatory Heart Dis.

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Inflammatory Heart Dis.
2010-03-29 15:19:45
Cardiac Baker Scalf

Exam 4
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  1. What is it called when a valve of the heart doesn't close properly, causing backflow?
  2. What is it when a valve of the heart is leaky?
  3. What is it called when the valve of the heart doesn't want to open?
  4. Blood can flow back from the left ventricle to left atrium. A click can be heard.
    MVP-Mitral Valve Prolapse
  5. If a patient has a heart disease, what must be done before any surgery?
    Antibiotic Treatment
  6. What is the most common cause of Mitral Valve Prolapse?
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation.
  7. What causes Rheumatic fever?
    The bacteria that causes strep throat.
  8. Blood flowing back from the Left ventricle to the left atrium with left atrial hypertrophy.
    Mitral Valve Prolapse
  9. What causes a Mitral Murmur?
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  10. Heart disease common in kids who get strep throat.
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  11. What valve disease causes swollen feet. lung congestion and heart palpitations?
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  12. What is failure of the aortic valve to close tightly causing backflow of blood into the left ventricle?
    Aortic Regurgitation
  13. What problem has symptoms of a diastolic murmur, widened pulse pressure and a bounding pulse?
    Aortic Regurgitation
  14. What is another name for narrowing?
  15. How is Mitral Stenosis like A-fib?
    They both can cause blood clots because the blood is pooling.
  16. What valve disease can become worse with exercise?
    Mitral Stenosis
  17. What valve disease is characterized by a weak, irregular pulse and A-fib?
    Mitral Stenosis
  18. What valve disease is characterized by a loud systolic murmur?
    Aortic Stenosis
  19. What type of valve replacement does not get infected easily, does not deteriorate but will require life-long coumadin therapy?
    Mechanical Valve
  20. What is a homograft valve?
    A human valve
  21. Infectious Heart Diseases are named for what?
    The layer of the heart that is affected