Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Valvular Heart Disease.

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    1. Pulmonic stenosis
    2. Aortic stenosis
    3. Aortic regurgitation
    4. Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
    5. Mitral stenosis
    1. Exercise
    2. Standing
    3. Hand grip
    4. Squatting
    5. Amyl nitrate
    1. It often presents in obese patients
    2. It is the result of an autosomal dominant gene in 60% of cases
    3. It is due to a dynamic outflow tract obstruction
    4. It is due to asymmetrical hypertrophy of the left interventricular septum
    5. It can be auscultated in the same area as aortic stenosis
    1. Beta blockers - decreases chronotropy and decreases inotropy
    2. ACE inhibitors - decreases volume overload improves
    3. Digoxin - increases inotropy and decreases chronotropy
    4. Calcium channel blockers - decreases dromotropy, inotropy and chronotropy
    5. None of the above
    1. 3rd intercostal space, left parasternal border
    2. 2nd intercostal space, right parasternal border
    3. 2nd intercostal space, left parasternal border
    4. 5th intercostal space, midclavicular line
    5. None of the above
    1. Both murmurs will increase in intensity with decreased venous return
    2. Both involve obstruction of the aortic outflow tract from the left ventricle
    3. Both are systolic murmurs
    4. Both murmurs will decrease in intensity with isometric hand grip
    5. Both can cause changes to pulse rhythms
    1. Pulsus bigeminus
    2. Pulsus parvus et tardus
    3. Pulsus alternans
    4. Pulsus paradoxus
    5. Corrigan's pulses

    Author of lecture Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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