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What is invasive CE?
Use of intra-cardiac catheter recordings to study arrhythmias during spontaneous or provoked response
In broad complex tachycardias, whats it important to maintain?
What does going inside the heart provide?
- - Sensitivity
- - Specificity
- - EGMs
Draw EGMs of the following:
Atria, BoH, Purkinje and Branches
What are the diagnostic indications for EP?
Establish a precise cause for syncope or palpitations
What are the prognostic indications for EP?
Assess risk of sudden death due to VTs or a rapidly conducting accessory pathway (WPW)
What are the 3 therapeutic indications for EP?
- - Ablation for relief of symptoms resulting from tachycardia
- - Possible device implantation
- - Drug choice
What is the RF ablator?
Uses radio frequency and AC current to destroy cells with heat energy