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study of blood
hematology
excessive levels of bacteria or toxins in blood
septicemia
identify abnormal cardiac rhythms
electrocardiograph
hardening of arteries
artherioscleross
clogging of coronary vessels with fatty build up
coronary artherosclerosis
expansion or bulging of heart,aorta or other arter
aneurysm
heartbeat so strong, fast or irregular that person is aware of it
heart palpitation
phlebitis
inflammation of vein, may result from infection, trauma or after surgery
incision in vein to withdraw blood
phlebotomy
x ray exam, diagnose coronary artery ocllusion and risk of heart attack
aniogram
remove veriose veins
sclerotherapy
undesirable intravascular clotting initiated by roughening of venous lining
thrombophelibitis
inflammation of heart muscle followed by cardiac elargement and congestive heart failure
myocardial disease
inherited disorder of iron overload in which the intestine absorbs too much iron
hemochromatosis
group of proliferatie disorder including leukoerythroblastic anemia involving fibrosis of bone marrow, polycythemia ver, and leukemia
myeloproliferative disorder
chemical filtering tehcnique used to cleanse plasma of specifc blood components
plasmapheresis
heart fails to contract
asystole
diagnostic procedure involving passage of fine catheter tubing through a blood vessel into heart
cardiac caheterization
mild blow to chest, from sports causes heart failure and sudden death
commotion cordis
right sided heart failure resulting from elevated blood pressure in the pulmonary circuit
cor pulmonale
inflammation of endocardium
endocarditis
leading cause of death in young atletes, causes muscle cells to enlarge
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
abnormal chorde tendineae or a malfunction of papillary muscles, common in young women
mitral valve prolapse
inflammation of cardiac uscle layer of heart
myocarditis
bursts of atrial contraction with little pause between them
paroxysmal atrial achycardia
rapid ventricular contraction that are uncoordinated with atrial activity
ventricular achycardia