EKG – difference between MAT and PAT

EKG – difference between MAT and PAT

MAT stands for multifocal atrial tachycardia. PAT stands for Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia. A student going through drbeen’s EKG interpretation lectuers asked us the difference between MAT (multifocal atrial tachycardia) and PAT (paroxysmal atrial tachycardia)....
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM-Clinical Review

ELECTROCARDIOGRAM-Clinical Review

Drbeen Test Taking Tip:  Normal Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a concept driven topic and USMLE and FSMB will probably not test normal ECG directly. However, it is imperative that you start with knowing the components of a normal ECG wave in order to identify the...

Ventricular Action Potentials

Channels: Na+ fast channels. Active briefly during the phase 0. Slow and fast Ca++ channels. Active during the phase 2. Leaky K+ channels. Always active. Inward rectifying transient K+ channels. Active during the phase 1. Inward rectifying delayed K+ channels. Active...