Diseases of Myocardium & Pericardium


Diseases of Myocardium & Pericardium

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 8.6 / 10

Question Pattern

A non specific chapter, that focus on the histological features more, rather than pathogenesis.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Most important long-term limitation of cardiac transplantation
  • Toxins associated with cardiomyopathy
  • Alcohol abuse is strongly associated with the development of
  • MC primary tumor of the adult heart is
  • Histology of re-perfused myocardium
  • The largest protein expressed in humans is
  • Senile cardiac amyloid deposits

Suggested Revision

  • Myxoma
  • Causes of Myocarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy – Overview
  • Fibrinous Pericarditis
  • Restrictive Heart Conditions
  • Dressler’s syndrome

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