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Question 21#Print Question

Eligibility criteria for mechanical support as destination therapy includes all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Medically refractory NYHA class III
b. Peak oxygen consumption <12 mL/kg/min
c. Left ventricular ejection fraction > 25%
d. Age >65

Question 22#Print Question


a. Are mucous in appearance and are typically found in the posterior wall of the left atrium
b. Are aggressive and rapidly invade adjacent structures
c. Are bulky tumors that usually occur in children
d. Are encapsulated tumors that usually arise from the epicardium

Question 23#Print Question

Age-related calcific AS causes some degree of AI in approximately:

a. 55%
b. 65%
c. 75%
d. 85%

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