5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- BNP test
- Computed tomograpy angiography (CTA)
- thrombolytic therapy
- stress test
- extracorporeal circulation
- a Three-dimensional x-ray images of the heart and coronary arteries using computed tomography (CT) (64-slice CT scanner)>
- b Measurement of BNP (brain natriuretic peptide) in blood.
- c exercise tolerance test (ETT) determines the hearts response to physical exertion (stress)
- d Heart-lung machine diverts blood from the heart and the lungs while the heart is repaired
- e drugs to dissolve clots are injected into the bloodstream of patients with coronary thrombosis
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- concentration of radioactive thallium is measured to give information about blood supply to the heart muscle.
- Electron beams and CT identify calcium deposits in and around coronary arteries to diagnose early CAD
- Thin, flexible tube is guided into the heart via a vein or an artery.
- Measurement of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in a blood sample.
- Images show blood flow and myocardial function following uptake of radioactive glucose (*nuclear cardiology)
5 True/False Questions
Doppler ultrasound studies → Sound waves measure blood flow within blood vessels (*Ultrasound examination)
Cardiac biomakers → Chemicals are measured in the blood as evidence of a heart attack.
Holter monitoring → An ECG device is worn during a 24 hour period to detect cardiac aahythmias.
heart transplanation → Brief delivery of radiofrequency or cryosurgery to destroy areas of heart tissue that may be causing aarhythmias
electrocardiography (ECG) → Recording of electricity flowing through the heart,