Nuclear Cardiology Study Guide: A Technologist's Review for by Andrzej Moniuszko, B. Adrian Kesala

By Andrzej Moniuszko, B. Adrian Kesala

This publication provides a entire assessment of nuclear cardiology ideas and ideas essential to move the Nuclear Cardiology know-how distinctiveness exam. The perform questions are related in structure and content material to these came upon at the Nuclear medication know-how Certification Board (NMTCB) and American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) examinations, permitting attempt takers to maximise their possibilities of good fortune. The publication is geared up through attempt sections of accelerating hassle, with over six hundred multiple-choice questions overlaying all components of nuclear cardiology, together with radionuclides, instrumentation, radiation security, sufferer care, and diagnostic and healing methods. designated solutions and causes to the perform questions keep on with. it is also valuable test-taking guidance. Supplementary appendices comprise customary abbreviations and logos in nuclear medication, word list of cardiology phrases, and helpful web pages. Nuclear Cardiology research consultant is a invaluable reference for nuclear medication technologists, nuclear drugs physicians, and all different imaging pros short of a concise overview of nuclear cardiology.

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Viable myocardium D. Dysfunctional myocardium 147. Tomographic reconstruction of the heart projection images produces transaxial images called: A. Short-axis images B. Long-axis images C. Horizontal images D. Vertical images 2 Practice Test #1: Difficulty Level—Easy 31 148. A positron is a particle similar to an electron EXCEPT that it: A. Is heavier B. Has a positive electric charge C. Has no charge D. Is slower 149. Which of the following is NOT a recommended use of Tl-201 as a MPI tracer? A.

F-18 B. N-13 C. O-15 D. Rb-82 105. Conception is unlikely to have happened: A. Within the first 10 day of the menstrual cycle B. Within 10–15 days of the menstrual cycle C. Within 16–20 days of the menstrual cycle D. Within 21–25 days of the menstrual cycle 106. Soft tissue attenuation artifacts decrease the diagnostic accuracy of SPECT in myocardial perfusion imaging as a result of increase in: A. False positive rate B. False negative rate C. True positive rate D. True negative rate 107. The recommended intravenous dose of Adenoscan for adults is: A.

Immediately after Lexiscan injection C. Immediately after the saline flush D. 10–20 s after the saline flush 88. Which of the following medications are commonly referred to as “blood thinners”? A. Antibiotics B. Anticoagulants C. Antiemetics D. Antipyretics 89. The MPI test sensitivity for ischemia is enhanced by getting the patient to perform the exercise portion of the test to a maximal safe level defined as: A. The maximal 65 % of age-predicted heart rate is reached B. The maximal 75 % of age-predicted heart rate is reached C.

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