Science Quiz / Aortic Stenosis Vocabulary

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Can you name the terms associated with AS?

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DescriptionVocabulary wordHint
Result of left ventricle unable to increase CO during exertion b/c of fixed aortic orificeDon't let it happen to you at graduation...
Audible separation of A2 and P2 during expiration that disappears on inspiration A not so amicable 'split'...
May affect 1/more heart valves, the mural endocardium, or be a septal defectDr. Agarwal lecture
Radiation of the high-frequency components of the AS murmur to the apex John Travolta movie...
Inflammatory condition that primarily involves the heart, skin and connective tissueSecondary to Group A strep URI
A decrease in this may cause concentric LVH2r
Small, late pulse considered typical of severe aortic stenosisAny Latin scholars out there?
New onset of severe mucosal bleeding symptomsRare disorder; suspect in elderly
DescriptionVocabulary wordHint
Doppler echo is a great too for assessing thisPressure gradient across a valve
Forceful attempt at expiration when the airway is closedIf this goes wrong, it can be really embarassing...
Aortic stenosis with gastrointestinal bleedingGreece's god of the underworld...
Treatment of choice for MS; not so for ASPercutaneous intervention
Replacement of aortic valve with autograft from patient's own pulmonary valveRachel (from Friends) dated...
Highly durable surgical option for valve replacementRequires permanent anticoagulation
Procedure used to get a better look at the atria (abbreviation)Type of shirt...
Less thrombogenic surgical option for valve replacementMore prone to failure

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