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5.Which factor is responsible for the hypertrophy of the myocardium associated withhypertension?a.Increased norepinephrinec.Angiotensin IIb.Adducind.Insulin resistanceANS: COf the available options, only angiotensin II is responsible for the hypertrophy of themyocardium and much of the renal damage associated with hypertension.
PTS: 1REF: Pages 1132-11386.What pathologic change occurs to the kidney’s glomeruli as a result of hypertension?
PTS: 1REF: Pages 1134-11367.What effect does atherosclerosis have on the development of an aneurysm?
PTS: 1REF: Pages 1141-11428.Regarding the endothelium, what is the difference between healthy vessel walls and those thatpromote clot formation?
c.Excessive clot formation and lipid accumulation in the endothelium of the arteryare present.d.Evidence of age-related changes that weaken the endothelium of the artery arepresent.ANS: AInvasion of the tunica intima by an infectious agent also roughens the normally smooth liningof the artery, causing platelets to adhere readily. This selection is the only option thataccurately describes the mechanism that supports abnormal clot formation.PTS: 1REF: Pages 1142-11439.What is the usual source of pulmonary emboli?a.Deep venous thrombosisc.Valvular diseaseb.Endocarditisd.Left heart failureANS: APulmonary emboli originate in the venous circulation (mostly from the deep veins of the legs)or in the right heart. This selection is the only option that accurately identifies the usual sourceof pulmonary emboli.
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Fall
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Biology, pts, Atherosclerosis, REF

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