Cardiology Secrets by Glenn N. Levine MD FACC FAHA

By Glenn N. Levine MD FACC FAHA

For greater than 30 years, The secrets and techniques sequence® has supplied scholars and practitioners in all parts of health and wellbeing care with concise, concentrated, and fascinating assets for speedy reference and examination review. Cardiology secrets and techniques, fifth Edition, positive factors the secrets and techniques’ popular question-and-answer format that still contains lists, tables, and an easy-to-read sort - making reference and evaluation speedy, effortless, and enjoyable.

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Values of 7 to 9 reflect light work and 13 to 17 hard work; a value above 18 is close to the maximal exercise capacity. Readings of 14 to 16 reach the anaerobic threshold. The Borg Scale is particularly useful when evaluating the patient functional capacity during EST. 12. W  hat is a metabolic equivalent (MET)? METs are defined as the caloric consumption of an active individual compared with their resting basal metabolic rate. They are used during EST as an estimate of functional capacity. , 2 METs will correspond to an activity that is twice the resting metabolic rate).

In Bonow R, Mann DL, Zipes D, Libby P, editors: Braunwald’s heart disease: A textbook of cardiovascular medicine, ed 9, Philadelphia, 2011, Saunders, pp 168–192. Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Working Group on Stress Testing: Cardiovascular stress testing: a description of the various types of stress tests and indications for their use. Mayo Clinic Proc 71:43–52, 1996. 53 CHAPTER 7 NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY Arunima Misra, MD, FACC 1. W  hat is nuclear cardiology? Nuclear cardiology is a field of cardiology that encompasses cardiac radionuclide imaging, which uses radioisotopes to assess myocardial perfusion or myocardial function in different clinical settings, as well as radionuclide angiography, metabolic and receptor imaging, and positron emission tomography.

From the cinematic loop, one can assess wall motion NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY in the different views, including left anterior oblique (LAO), lateral, and anterior. The data from the LAO view is also displayed as still images so that the counts in the region of interest (the left ventricle) at end-systole and end-diastole can be used to calculate the end-diastolic volume (EDV) and end-systolic volume (ESV) and subsequently the ejection fraction. LVEF = (EDV − background counts) − (EDV − background counts) (EDV − background counts) Importantly, this technique can be done both at rest and during stress to give accurate volumetric information for comparison.

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