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Self-Assessment Questions

Cardiology

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults: Review Questions

Jeffrey M. Zaks, MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP

Dr. Zaks is Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, Associate Vice President, Medical Affairs, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, MI, and Associate Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.




Choose the single best answer for each question.

1. Aortic stenosis in adults is commonly a result of which of the following?
  1. Bicuspid aortic valve disease
  2. Left ventricular membrane
  3. Dilated cardiomyopathy
  4. Cystic medial necrosis
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2. Which of the following is the most common type of congenital obstruction of the right heart?

  1. Tricuspid stenosis
  2. Pulmonary valve stenosis
  3. Atrial atresia
  4. Inferior vena cava obstruction
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3. Tetralogy of Fallot is composed of which of the following?

  1. Ventricular septal defect and right ventricular hypertrophy
  2. Left ventricular hypertrophy, aortic stenosis, and ventricular septal defect
  3. Ventricular septal defect, overriding aorta, right ventricular obstruction, and right ventricular hypertrophy
  4. Left ventricular hypertrophy, right ventricular hypertrophy, atrial septal defect, and patent ductus arteriosus
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4. Ostium primum atrial septal defects are associated with which of the following?
  1. Tricuspid stenosis
  2. Pulmonary stenosis
  3. Left access deviation
  4. Right access deviation
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5. Which of the following statements regarding atrial septal defect, secundum type is correct?

  1. Atrial septal defect, secundum type is a common cardiac malformation.
  2. Atrial septal defect, secundum type is a rare cardiac malformation.
  3. Atrial septal defect, secundum type is a component of Whipple’s disease.
  4. Atrial septal defect, secundum type is usually a cyanotic form of heart disease.
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6. Which of the following statements regarding cor triloculare biventriculare, single atrium is correct?

  1. Cor triloculare biventriculare, single atrium is hemodynamically similar to atrial septal defect.
  2. Cor triloculare biventriculare, single atrium is a common form of congenital heart disease.
  3. Cor triloculare biventriculare, single atrium has no common symptoms.
  4. Cor triloculare biventriculare, single atrium includes a diastolic murmur.
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