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  1. Which of the following is NOT a correct name for the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle?
    Semilunar valve
  2. What is the largest vein in the body?
    Vena Cava
  3. All vessels leaving the heart are
  4. The second heart sound (dub) occurs when
    semilunar valves close
  5. The inner lining of the heart that includes the heart valves is called the
  6. The majority of CO2 is carried by the
    Red Blood Cells
  7. Which of the following represents the depolarization of the atria
    P wave
  8. If the paper speed is 50mm/sec and the heart rate is regular, to get the heart rate the number of complexes or R waves is counted in a 3 second interval and multiplied by
  9. In mammals the portal circulation takes blood from the small intestines through the
  10. What is the blood pressure called that we measure in the arteries when the left ventricle is relaxing?
  11. Which of the following are features of fetal circulation that are NOT normally found in the adult?
    Ductus arteriosus & Foramen ovale
  12. Leaking of the mitral valve will cause blood to back up first into which chamber?
    Left atria
  13. What is the normal heart rate of the adult dog?
    70-160 bpm
  14. When an animal has a normal ECG tracing, we know which of the following is true?
    The electrical impulse of the heart is normal
  15. What does the term pulse pressure refer to?
    The difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures
  16. Which of the following is the most common heart condition of cats?
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  17. Which of the following is NOT a sign of heart disease?
  18. What is the normal Capillary Refill Time in a dog?
    < 2 sec
  19. Which of the following is an important goal in treatment of heart disease?
    Reduce edema/effusions
  20. Which of the following cardiovascular drugs is a positive inotrope that helps the heart contract more forcefully?
    Digoxin (digitalis glycoside)
  21. Which of the following cardiovascular drugs is used to treat VPC's (ventricular premature contractions) also knows as PVC's?
  22. What type of drug is furosemide?
  23. Which of the following rhythm types is considered most dangerous?
    Ventricular Fibrillation
  24. Gas exchange with the tissues occurs at the
  25. Which of the following types of information is NOT provided by and ECG?
    Cardiac Output
  26. If the paper speed is 25 mm/sec, calculate the heart rate on the ECG below
    90 BPM
  27. Capillary Refill Time
    Tissue Perfusion
  28. Auscultation
    Presense of murmurs
  29. Mucous Membrane Color
  30. Pulse
    Heart Rhythm
  31. Disease of the heart muscle is
  32. A localized area of necrosis caused by interrupted blood supply is
  33. Cor means
  34. The double walled sac enclosing the heart is the
  35. Blood flow thru tissue is
  36. The contraction phase of the heartbeat is
  37. Which chamber of the heart pumps blood to the lungs?
    Right Ventricle
  38. Hemostasis means
    Control of bleeding
  39. The blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs are called?
    Pulmonary arteries
  40. Blood leaving the heart from the left ventricle to the aorta travels through which valve?
    Aortic Valve
  41. The blood vessels that bring blood from the body to the heart are called?
    Pulmonary arteries
Card Set
Cardiology VT 16B
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