Flashcards in Cards Deck (10):
What drug for termination of SVTs, specifically break reentrant rhythm in AV nodal reentrant tach or orthodromic reciprocating tach?
Adenosine- transiently blocks AV nodal conduction
TX of asymptomatic wide complex tachycardia in pt w/ CAD or cardiomyopathy?
assume Vtach. anti-arrhythmic- amiodarone, procainamide, sotalol
Regularly irregular saw-tooth pattern on EKG?
flutter! rate ~300, regularly irregular
What population does not benefit from implanted defib after cardiac arrest?
those with have it within first 48 hrs of transmural acute MI
Ascultatory features of mitral valve prolapse?
midsystolic click followed by late systolic murmur
What murmur is the only murmur that increases in intensity with the Valsalva (decreases preload)?
murmur of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Example of something that causes restrictive cardiomyopathy?
How to tell diff b/w restrictive cardiomyopathy and constrictive pericarditis?
pericard- LVH and ventricular interdependence (as evidenced by to-and-fro diastolic motion of ventricular septum.