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Cardiomyopathy: Quiz


Question 1: Cardiomyopathy, which literally means "heart muscle disease," is the deterioration of the function of the ________ (i.e., the actual heart muscle) for any reason.
Extrafusal muscle fiberCardiac muscleSmooth muscleSkeletal muscle

Question 2: Hank Gathers, a college basketball star recruit who played for ________, collapsed during a free throw attempt against UCSB and later again against the University of Portland.
Pepperdine UniversityCalifornia State University, Los AngelesCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaLoyola Marymount University

Question 3: ________ (ARVC) arises from an electrical disturbance of the heart in which heart muscle is replaced by fibrous scar tissue.
Myocardial infarctionHypertrophic cardiomyopathyArrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasiaAtrial fibrillation

Question 4: Treatment depends on the type of cardiomyopathy, but may include medication, implanted pacemakers, defibrillators, or ventricular assist devices (LVADs), or ________.
AblationLASIKSurgeryFire-resistance rating

Question 5: Not included in this list is ________, which is an important cause of cardiomyopathy in Central and South America.
Chagas diseaseAfrican trypanosomiasisLeishmaniasisVisceral leishmaniasis

Question 6: Cuttino Mobley, a retired NBA player who last played for the LA Clippers, was forced to retire after being diagnosed with ________ in late 2008.
Aortic valve stenosisMyocardial infarctionAtrial fibrillationHypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Question 7: People with cardiomyopathy are often at risk of ________ or sudden cardiac death or both.
Atrial fibrillationSupraventricular tachycardiaCardiac dysrhythmiaMyocardial infarction

Question 8: Reggie Lewis, captain and all-star of the ________, died from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at age 27.
2009–10 Boston Celtics season2006–07 Boston Celtics seasonBoston Celtics2007–08 Boston Celtics season

Question 9: Michael James Hegstrand aka ________ an American professional wrestler.
Road Warrior HawkScott SteinerRoad Warrior AnimalRoad Warriors

Question 10: These are cardiomyopathies where the primary ________ is outside the myocardium itself.
PathologyDiseaseInfectious diseaseInfection

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