Left ventricular hypertrophy: Quiz

Question 1: Causes of increased afterload that can cause LVH include aortic stenosis, ________, and hypertension.
Aortic insufficiencyAortic valve stenosisMitral regurgitationMitral stenosis

Question 2: The ________ (ECG) often shows signs of increased voltage from the heart in individuals with LVH, so this is often used as a screening test to determine who should undergo further testing with an echocardiogram.
Blood pressureCardiopulmonary resuscitationElectrocardiographyCirculatory system

Question 3: Primary disease of the muscle of the heart that cause LVH are known as ________, which can lead into heart failure.
Myocardial infarctionAortic valve stenosisAtrial fibrillationHypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Question 4: While ventricular hypertrophy occurs naturally as a reaction to ________ and strength training, it is most frequently referred to as a pathological reaction to cardiovascular disease, or high blood pressure.
Physical exerciseMetabolismAerobic exerciseVO2 max

Question 5: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is the thickening of the myocardium (muscle) of the left ventricle of the ________.
TorsoLymphatic systemHeartCirculatory system

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