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Question 21#Print Question

A 60-year-old female patient with previous lymphoma has been referred to cardiology clinic with breathlessness. She has previously received mediastinal radiotherapy.

Which one of the following is unlikely to be a cardiac cause of her symptoms?

a. Constrictive pericarditis
b. Aortic regurgitation
c. Severe left main stem stenosis
d. Complete heart block
e. Pulmonary regurgitation

Question 22#Print Question

A 52-year-old patient presents with breathlessness. He has had hypertension for many years but has been non-compliant with his medication. His echocardiogram demonstrates an EF of 70%, with marked concentric hypertrophy.

Which one of the following therapies is not appropriate?

a. Ramipril
b. Atenolol
c. Irbesartan
d. Amlodipine
e. Bendroflumathiazide

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A 42-year-old Caucasian woman presents to the outpatient clinic when she is 10 weeks pregnant. This is her second pregnancy and was unplanned. Her first pregnancy was complicated by peripartum cardiomyopathy with moderate impairment of left ventricular systolic function. However, she did have complete resolution of systolic function 6 months after the birth of her first child.

Which one of the following statements is true?

a. Her risk of death during this pregnancy is significantly increased
b. Her risk of developing heart failure during the pregnancy is around 20%
c. If she develops cardiomyopathy during this pregnancy, the likelihood of resolution of LV function after pregnancy is high
d. Prophylactic use of ACE inhibitors is mandatory
e. Early detection of heart failure by clinical examination during the pregnancy will be sufficiently sensitive to detect deteriorating LV function

Question 24#Print Question

A 50-year-old white female nonsmoker without history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and treated only with ramipril for hypertension was hospitalized for UA. The ECG revealed T inversion in the lateral leads. The medical student who admitted the patient asks you what is the proportion of patients that undergo coronary angiography for ACS who have nonsignificant CAD.

a. <5%
b. 10% to 15%
c. 20% to 30%
d. 25% to 35%
e. 30% to 40%

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