Gold paint pericarditis is synonym of cholesterol pericarditis. “When there are many flakes of crystallized cholesterol, they develop a satiny sheen, imparting a “gold paint” appearance”-spodick -It can be seen idiopathic, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis, after traumatic hemopericardium, in myxedema and granulomatous pericarditis
All of the following are correct about mechanism of action of nitroglycerin in coronary perfusion except Improve coronary blood flow in normal heart Improve sub-endocardial perfusion in HF Improve coronary collateral blood flow Dilates both conduit and resistance arteries Answer will be posted in comment section tomorrow Good day !
Post operative atrial flutter after congenital heart disease corrective surgery commonly involves use of which circuit? Cavotricuspid Mitral annular Pulmonary veins Left atrial See comment section for right answer
Loss of av synchrony will result in all of the following except Rise in LVEDP Low stroke volume High LAP Reduced LV contractility See comment section for right answer
The Venturi effect is the reduction in fluid pressure that results when a fluid flows through a constricted section (or choke) of a pipe. The Venturi effect is named after Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746–1822), an Italian physicist. The role of venturi effect has been liberally studied in cardiology.some conditions which noted to have a venturi effect on pathophysiology include: In systolicContinue reading “Venturi effect and heart”
Basal septal hypertrophy in elderly is also known as DUSH DUST Sigmoid septum Upper septal knuckle Framingham criteria for diagnosis include absence of rwma or scar in mid septum,thickness of 1.4cm in the presence of typical appearance.
Pericardiectomy can be curative in constriction but some surgeons may hate it because of challenging and painstaking procedure . A rare subset of patients with constrictive pericarditis are actually having an inflammatory transient constrictive pericarditis. Late gadolinium enhancement of pericardium may suggest this condition and may respond to therapy leading to a “reversible” constrictive pericarditis
Ventricular septal shudder is seen in all of the following except Restrictive cardiomyopathy Constrictive pericarditis Post cardiac surgery Severe TR Severe AR See comments section for answer and explanation
A 25 year old male presented with dyspnea NYHA class 2 on and off for past 6 months Physical examination was unremarkable except for an ejection systolic murmur in pulmonary area and a spit s2. His ECG is given below .What is the probable diagnosis? Have you got the right answer ? see comment sectionContinue reading “A young male with shortness of breath”
A concertina is a free-reed musical instrument, It consists of expanding and contracting bellows, with buttons (or keys) usually on both ends, unlike accordion buttons, which are on the front. Concertina effect is seen in medicine in which of following conditions? Choose the correct responses? Coronary angioplasty due to guidewire WPW syndrome Intestinal obstruction coronary angioplasty due toContinue reading “concertina effect”