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1

What is the ion responsible for cardiac depolarization?

Soidium (Na+)

2

What is the ion responsible for SA node and AV node depolarization?

Calcium (Ca+)

3

What Xray position shows halo catheter in clock face view?

LAO 30

4

What step is the sterile package flap opened towards you?

Last

5

Name 3 important handoff details.

History and physical
complications
patient mental status and procedure results

6

The doctor puts in RV lead which he suspects went through an ASD. What indications will appear on the EKG and what angle should the C-arm be in to check the lead?

RBBB, verified in LAO

7

Quinidine is part of what antiarrhythmic drug class?

Class Ia

8

Lidocaine is part of what antiarrhythmic drug class?

Class IV

9

Flacanide is part of what antiarrhythmic drug class?

Class Ic

10

What should the mapping person set the voltage for scar on the mapping system?

0.5 mV

11

What complication at the access site causes pain, swelling and bruit sounds?

Pseudoaneurysm

12

What complication at the access site causes pain, swelling and bruit sounds?

Pseudoaneurysm

13

What arrhythmia is induced by exercise and post exercise?

Brugadas syndrome

14

What is the best view for RV catheter?

RAO 30

15

What reverses benzodiazepines?

flumazil

16

What should we educate our patients' about when they are discharged on coumadin?

INR needs to be checked

17

What is the range for the intraprocedure ACT ?

300 - 400 sec

18

When would we difibrillate a patient?

unstable polymorphic VT

19

When would we defibrillate a patient?

unstable polymorphic VT

20

What would cause an increase in lead impedence?

Conductor fracture

21

What would cause an increase in lead impedence?

Conductor fracture

22

What does ACT stand for?

Activated clotting time

23

What changes to the frames per second will reduce radiation dosage?

15 f/s

24

What is the optimal cryoablation temperature?

-65 degrees VS 4 min freeze

25

What should you look for when pulling an arterial sheath?

a faint distal pulse

26

Where would the transseptal needle be placed for transseptal access?

fossa ovalis

27

What is a contraindication to a transseptal puncture?

dilated ascending aorta

28

What kind of ventilation is it when you have pCO2=20 and a respiratory rate = 24?

hyperventilation

29

if H increases, what happens to the pH?

Increases

30

How would you convert BPM to msec?

60 000 / BPM