Lipids and Coronary Artery Disease

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Year 2 (Lipid Deficiencies) Quiz on Lipids and Coronary Artery Disease, created by gina_evans0312 on 03/11/2014.
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Question 1

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Increased cholesterol and LDLs is a risk factor for CAD
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Statins lower LDL's for both primary and secondary prevention
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Which of the following is NOT a sign of high cholesterol
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  • Corneal Acrhus
  • Tendon Xantheromas
  • Lactescent Plasma
  • Lipidemia Retinalis
  • Xantheolisma

Question 4

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Most people won't show signs of hyperlipidemia
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Many with Cardiac Infarctions will have normal cholesterol
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Ebitamide stops cholesterol absorption
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Which of the following are atherogenic?
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  • Chylomicrons/chylomicron remnants
  • LDLs
  • HDLs
  • VLDLs

Question 8

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What causes the actual blockage of the artery?
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  • Plaque grows until artery is clogged
  • Lipid leakage causes clot to form

Question 9

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High HDLs are important because
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  • They remove lipids from the artery
  • They prevent inflammation and LDL oxidation

Question 10

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Milano HDLs are caused by a genetic mutation and can be used to treat atheroma if infused
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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What is the supposed role of fibrates? (Since they don't actually work)
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  • Dec TAGs and inflammation
  • Inc Reversed cholesterol transport, HDL synthesis and LDL particle size

Question 12

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Why was Torcetrapib withdrawn?
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  • People on it did worse
  • People on it did worse and it increased blood pressiure
  • It increased blood pressure

Question 13

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HDL type is more important than quantity
Answer
  • True
  • False
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