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1

What is the most common type of VT?

ischemic

2

What is the first line therapy for ischemic VT ?

ICD

3

How long must a VT last before it is labeled sustained?

30 secs or 10 beats

4

What is the most common type of idiopathic VT?

RVOT

5

What type of tach is associated with triggered activity?

Torsades

6

Which phase of the AP do EADs occur?

phase 3

7

Which of the following is the drug of choice for pulseless VT?

Epinephrine

8

Where will the tach originate if it resembles LBBB?

Right ventricle

9

What EF was MADIT II criteria?

30

10

What type of Vt is seen with ischemic heart disease?

Monomorphic

11

True or False:
AV dissociation is often seen with VT

true

12

True or False:
An EF of 40 % increases the likelyhood for developing reentry VT

true

13

DADs occur during which phase of the AP?

phase 4

14

What is the treatment of choice for Torsades?

Magnesium Sulfate

15

Where does Monomorphic VT occur?

reentry around scar

16

DADs are associated with what triggered activity?

catecol - dependent