Cardiovascular Diagnostic And Therapeutic Procedures

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Cardiovascular Quizzes & Trivia

Procedures used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disorders


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Series of tests used to asses risk factors os ischemic heart disease. ( total cholesterol, high density lipoprotien, low density lipoprotein and triglycerides) 
    • A. 

      Stress test

    • B. 

      Aortography

    • C. 

      Lipid panel

    • D. 

      Holter monitor test

  • 2. 
    Passage of a catheter into the heart through a vein or artery to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the heart
    • A. 

      Scintigraphy

    • B. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • C. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

    • D. 

      Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)

  • 3. 
    Removal of a small segment of an artery for diagnostic purposes
    • A. 

      Arterial biopsy

    • B. 

      Ligation and stripping

    • C. 

      Commissurotomy

    • D. 

      Nitrate biopsy

  • 4. 
    24 hour ECG tracing taken with a small portible recording system
    • A. 

      Holter monitor test

    • B. 

      Histler monitor test

    • C. 

      Hamster monitor test

    • D. 

      Echocardiography

  • 5. 
    Drugs that have powerful lipid-lowering properties
    • A. 

      Diuretics

    • B. 

      Nitrates

    • C. 

      Strainess

    • D. 

      Statins

  • 6. 
    Noninvasive ultrasound diagnostic test used to visualize inernal cardiac structures
    • A. 

      CABG

    • B. 

      PTCA

    • C. 

      Coronary angiography

    • D. 

      Echocardiography

  • 7. 
    Radiological examination of the blood vessels of and around the heart
    • A. 

      Coronary angiography

    • B. 

      Echocardiography

    • C. 

      Valvotomy

    • D. 

      Venipuncture

  • 8. 
    Managment of edema associated with heart failure and hypertension
    • A. 

      Puretics

    • B. 

      Hyoretics

    • C. 

      Diuretics

    • D. 

      Disteretics

  • 9. 
    Dialation of an occluded vessel using a balloon catheter under fluoroscopic guidance
    • A. 

      Venuoplasty

    • B. 

      Angioplasty

    • C. 

      Catheter ablation

    • D. 

      PTCA

  • 10. 
    Removal of occulted material using a cutting or grinding device
    • A. 

      Scintigraphy

    • B. 

      Catheter ablation

    • C. 

      Atherectomy

    • D. 

      Thromboectomy

  • 11. 
    Agents used to treat angina pectoris
    • A. 

      PTCA

    • B. 

      Diuretics

    • C. 

      Nitrates

    • D. 

      Statins

  • 12. 
    Destruction of a blood clot
    • A. 

      Embolizaton

    • B. 

      Emobosis

    • C. 

      Thrombolysis

    • D. 

      Thromboectomy

  • 13. 
    Surgery that creates a bypass around a blocked segment of a coronary artery
    • A. 

      Arterial biopsy

    • B. 

      CABG

    • C. 

      PTCA

    • D. 

      MVP

  • 14. 
    Includes troponin T, troponin I, and creatinine kinase
    • A. 

      Cardiac enzyme study

    • B. 

      Cardiac protein study

    • C. 

      Heart valve nitrates

    • D. 

      Stress test

  • 15. 
    Injection and detection of radioactive isotopes to create images and identify function and disease
    • A. 

      Statinography

    • B. 

      Scintigraphy

    • C. 

      Stintography

    • D. 

      Angiography

  • 16. 
    ECG taken under controlled exercise stress conditions
    • A. 

      PTGA

    • B. 

      EKG test

    • C. 

      Stress test

    • D. 

      Exertion test

  • 17. 
    Surgical seperation of the leaflets of the mitral valve
    • A. 

      Commissurotomy

    • B. 

      Coronary angiography

    • C. 

      Thrombolysis

    • D. 

      Atherectomy

  • 18. 
    Destruction of conductive tissue of the heart to interrupt abnormal contractions
    • A. 

      Embolization

    • B. 

      Palpitation

    • C. 

      Catheter ablation

    • D. 

      Commissurotomy

  • 19. 
    Proceedure that alters a vessel through surgery or dilation
    • A. 

      Open heart surgery

    • B. 

      Pericardiocentesis

    • C. 

      Arterial bypass

    • D. 

      Angioplasty

  • 20. 
    Puncture of a vein by needle attached to syringe or catheter to withdraw a specimen of blood,start an interveinous,preform phlebotomyor injest a radiopaque substance
    • A. 

      Venipuncture

    • B. 

      Artierialpuncture

    • C. 

      Coronarypuncture

  • 21. 
    Incision of a valve to increase the size of the opening used in treating mistral stenosis
    • A. 

      Venipuncture

    • B. 

      Valvotomy

    • C. 

      Visectomy

    • D. 

      Embolization

  • 22. 
    Imaging technique that provides a graphic display of heart sounds and murmurs during the cardiac cycle
    • A. 

      Magnetic renosonance imaging

    • B. 

      Scintigraphy

    • C. 

      Subtraction angiography

    • D. 

      Phonocardiography

  • 23. 
    Surgical proceedure performed on or eithin the exposed heart
    • A. 

      Endocardiography

    • B. 

      Open heart surgery

    • C. 

      Cardioendoscopy

    • D. 

      Valvotomy

  • 24. 
    An incision or puncture of a vein to remove blood or introduce fluids or medications
    • A. 

      Buterfly incision

    • B. 

      Venipuncture

    • C. 

      Phlebotomy

    • D. 

      Phlebectomy

  • 25. 
    Tying of a varicose vein followed by removal of the affected area
    • A. 

      Venectomy

    • B. 

      Phlobotomy

    • C. 

      Ligation and stripping

    • D. 

      Veinblastomy