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1

What would have the highest impact on vascular resistance?

vessel radius

 

2

Where is the ideal transseptal puncture site?

fossa ovalis

3

Which drug would reduce chest pain and decrease the workload on the heart?

Beta Blockers

4

A patient takes a diuretic in the morning of a cath, what lab results may be affected?

potassium

5

Pulmonary edema -- Which position would you place the patient?

Fowlers When the patient is placed with the head of the bed needs to be elevated as high as possible. The upper half of the patient's body is between 60 degrees and 90 degrees in relation to the lower half of their body.

6

As a circulating technologist, what should you pay close attention to following a coronary injection using high osmolarity contrast?

arterial pressure and ECG

7

What would you WITHOLD during a cardiac arrest on a patient who has an LVAD?

chest compressions

8

What medication would be used to treat a narrow complex SVT?

Adenosine

9

What is yearly occupational radiation allowance?

5 REM

10

What is most likely to be successful in tortuous vessels?

open cell

11

Why may you need to do a transseptal puncture?

Mitral clip A. Fib abblation

12

For safety purposes the "maximum permissible dose" of whole body x-radiation allowed to radiologic personnel is _________ per year.

50 milliSieverts 5 REM 5000 milliREm 5 centiSieverts

13

How long are vital signs monitored post procedure?

15 minutes x4, every 30 mins x2, then every hour until discharge

14

What supplies should be on hand for performing manual femoral arterial hemostasis?

Atropine Non Invasive BP with automatic cycling IV with easy access to drip control Easy access to patient's call light

15

What are the components of the QP/QS formula?

Oxygen consumption pulmonary AV O2 saturations Systemic AV O2 saturations Hemoglobin

16

Diphenhydramine is the generic name for which drug?

Benadryl

17

Sublimaze is the generic name for which drug?

Fentanyl

18

Alprazolam is the generic name for which drug?

Xanax

19

Prasugrel is hte generic name for which drug?

Effient?

20

Midazolam is the generic name for which drug?

Versed

21

Abciximab is the generic name for which drug?

ReoPro

22

Lorazepam is the generic name for which drug?

Ativan

23

Eptifibatide is the generic name for which drug?

Integrilin

24

Diazepam is the generic name for which drug?

Valium

25

You are monitoring blood pressure by radial arterial line on your patient. When the patient is in a sitting position where should the zeroing port of the pressure monitoring system be positioned?

At the level of the radial artery

26

How much heparin should transeptal heart cath patients receive at the beginning of the case?

No Heparin

27

What percentage of normal individuals have a "probe patent" atrial septum? In these individuals the transseptal catheter can be pushed into the LA without needle puncture across the atrial septum?

10-20%

28

Which catheter is used to cross a stenotic aortic valve?

Feldman

29

Your patient is NPH-insulin dependent. What specific precautions should be taken?

Avoid reversing heparin with protamine

30

Your patient has had an endomyocardial biopsy. The histomyocardial technology report describes finding amyloid protein infiltration of myocardial tissue. What does this indicate?

Restrictive cardiomyopathy