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CC May 2010 Q... HTN (by echoecho)

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CC July 2010 Q 53-54 Secondary amenorrhea (by echoecho)

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From CC July 2010 Q36 (Colon Cancer Risk) (by echoecho):
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Calcium supplementation (1-1.2 g/d) is associated with what in adenomatous polyp formation?reduction but not on colon CA development


From CC May 2010 Q1 (Bundle Branch Block) (by echoecho):
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The following can cause RBBB (cor pulmonale due to chronically increased right ventricular pressure; pulmonary embolism resulting in sudden increase in right ventricular pressure; myocardial infarction; myocardial ischemia; myocarditis; HTN; congenital heart disease. Why?The right bundle branch is vulnerable to localized trauma for more than 2/3 of its length, so conditions affecting the structure of heart can lead to RBBB.
Compared to patients with LBBB without LAD or patients solely with RBBB, which types of LBBB were associated with the highest 10-year cardiovascular morbidity?1. Left anterior hemiblock 2 LBBB with left axis deviation (LAD).
In the absence of underlying cardiac disease, neither RBBB nor LBBB is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. However, in the setting of what 3 diseases is both RBBB and LBBB associated with increased mortality?1. CAD 2. High-grade heart block (type !! second-degree AV block, multifascicular block, third-degree block) 3. acute MI