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By Michela Casella, Antonio Dello Russo

Interventional cardiac electrophysiology has passed through a quick improvement in process and alertness in recent times. New three-dimensional thoughts were proposed for catheter navigation within the middle yet, an up to date X-ray consultant remains to be quintessential for the proper positioning of catheters within the varied cardiac chambers. An Atlas of Radioscopic Catheter Placement provides primary wisdom approximately radiographic anatomy of the guts and a few advices to properly stream and rotate the catheters, in a concise and transparent demeanour.

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ECGS ECGS Premature Atrial Contraction (PAC) PAC ■ A single contraction occurs earlier than the next expected sinus contraction. ■ After the PAC, sinus rhythm usually resumes. 10 sec) Clinical Tip: In patients with heart disease, frequent PACs may precede paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), atrial fibrillation (A-fib), or atrial flutter (A-flutter). 40 41 Atrial Tachycardia ■ A rapid atrial rate overrides the SA node and becomes the dominant pacemaker. ■ Some ST segment and T wave abnormalities may be present.

Methods 1 and 2 for Calculating Heart Rate Number of Large Boxes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Rate/Min 300 150 100 75 60 50 43 38 33 30 27 25 23 21 20 Number of Small Boxes 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rate/Min 750 500 375 300 250 214 186 167 150 136 125 115 107 100 94 Clinical Tip: Approximate rate/min is rounded to the next-highest number. BASICS BASICS Method 3: Six-Second ECG Rhythm Strip The best method for measuring irregular heart rates with varying R-R intervals is to count the number of R waves in a 6-sec strip (including extra beats such as PVCs, PACs, and PJCs) and multiply by 10.

44 45 Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib) ■ Rapid, erratic electrical discharge comes from multiple atrial ectopic foci. ■ No organized atrial depolarization is detectable. 10 sec) Clinical Tip: A-fib is usually a chronic arrhythmia associated with underlying heart disease. Clinical Tip: Signs and symptoms depend on ventricular response rate. ECGS ECGS Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome ■ In WPW, an accessory conduction pathway is present between the atria and the ventricles. Electrical impulses are rapidly conducted to the ventricles.

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