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Heart Most Common High Yield Cardiology Facts

Most Common Cause of isolated Mitral Regurge in USA = Mitral Valve Prolapse

Most Common cause of Isolated Severe Acute Mitral Regurge in USA = Rupture of Chordae Tendinae

Most Common chronic cardiac arrythmia = Atrial Flibrillation

Most Common Primary Tumor of the Heart = Atrial Myxoma

Most Common Cause of Myocardial Infarction in young women with SLE = Premature Coronary Atherosclerosis

Infective Endocarditis

Most Common overall Causative Organism = S. viridans

Most Common cause of Acute Inf. Endocarditis = S. aureus

Most Common cause of Subacute Inf. Endocarditis = S. viridans

Most Common cause in IV Drug Abusers = S. aureus

Most Common cause in Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis = S. epidermidis

Most Common cause in Native Valve Endocarditis = S. viridans


Hypertension

Most common cause of Secondary Hypertension = Renovascular Hypertension

Most common Clinical finding in Renovascular Hypertension = Abdominal Bruit

Most common Anti-Hypertensives causing photosensitivity = Thiazides


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Guys let me know if you find this usefull by thanking me so i can post more of these facts everyday about various other systems!
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hello, first of all thanks for valuable information. pl , give me mor information on pathology and pharmacology high yield information, my level too bad in cardio in questions and murmur.
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MCC of Infective endocarditis in colorectal cancer patients- Streptococcus bovis


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