Dr. G Week 3

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xangxelax
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Dr. G Week 3
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2013-12-18 20:27:48
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  1. What causes Early Afterdepolarization (EAD) and where does it usually occur?
    Reactivation of L-Type Calcium channels and Phase 3
  2. What causes Delayed Afterdepolarization (DAD) and where does it usually occur?
    Intracellular Ca2+ overdrive and Phase 4
  3. How are escape beats and rhythms formed?
    • SA node becomes suppressed and fires less frequently than normal
    • Site of impulse formation often shifts to a latent pacemaker w/in the specialized conduction pathway
    • Persistent impairment of the SA node allows a continued series of escape beats and creates the escape rhythm
  4. What is the most common form of AV nodal reentry?
    Supraventricular Tachycardia

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