Acute posterior-lateral left ventricular myocardial infarction
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1. What causes heart attacks?
2. Which vessel would be responsible for this heart attack?
3. What EKG changes would you expect, generally, during a heart attack?
4. What EKG changes would expect for a heart attack in the distribution this patient had?
5. What in the patient’s history could have precipitated the patient’s heart attack?
6. How many leaflets are in the aortic, pulmonary, mitral and tricuspid valves?
7. [Sketch on interactive video]Point out the papillary muscles, chordae tendineae, and aortic plaque.
8. [Sketch on interactive video] Point out the right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, left ventricle.
9. [Sketch on interactive video] Free-draw the flow of blood through the heart viewing the heart from the outside.
10.[Sketch on interactive video] Free-draw the flow of blood through the heart viewing the heart after opening.
11.[Sketch on interactive video] Point out the right ventricle, left ventricle, septum, posterior wall, anterior wall and right and left lateral ventricular walls on cross section of the heart.
12.[Sketch on interactive video] Free-draw outline the myocardial infarction. In how many cross-sections is it visible?
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