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cardiovascular system contains?
arteris, veins, capillaries
veins
carry blood to heart
capillaries
connect arteris and veins
endocardium
inner layer of heart
myocardium
heart muscle
epicardium
outter layer of heart
artia
top 2 chambers/recieve blood
ventricles
bottom 2/pump blood
tricuspid
Right atrium and ventricle
bicuspid
Left atrium and ventricle
pulmonary semilunar
R ventricle and pul. artery
aortic semilunar
L ventricle and aorta
SA node
pacemaker of heart
atherosclerosis
hardening of plaque
lumen
middle of artery
thrombosis(occlusion)
blocking clot
embolus
traveling clot
aneurysm
walls of arteris weak
endarterectomy
removing within artery
carotid
neck
femoral
thigh
coranary artery diseasE
plaque biuld up in coronary arteries
dypsnea
difficulty breathing
angina
chest pain
PTCA
percutaneous translumenal coronary angioplasty
atherectomy
removal of plaque
coronary bypass surgery
take vein and bypass blocked artery
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
MI
myocardial infarction/heart attack
arrythmia
without normal rythm
bradycardia
slow HR
tachycardia
fast HR(100bpm)
cardiac arrest
heart stops
cardomyopathy
disease of heart muscle
congestive heart failure
heart cant keep up with work
fibrillation
heart beats excessivley
angi/o
vessel
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
ather/o
plaque
atri/o
atrium
cardi/o
heart
coron/o
heart
cyan/o
blue
hemangi/o
blood vessel
ox/i
oxygen
ox/o
oxygen
pericardi/o
pericardium
phleb/o
vein
sphygm
pulse
steth/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
valv/o
valve
valvul/o
valve
ven/o
vein
ventricul/o
ventricle
brady
slow
tachy
fast
manometer
instrument used to measure pressure
ole
small
sclerosis
hardening
stenosis
narrowing
tension
pressure
ule
small
echo
looks at valves
doppler
looks at blood flow
TEE
transesophageal echocardiography
ASHD
ateriosclerotic heart disease
BP
blood pressure
CAD
coronary artery disease
CCU
cardiac care unit
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
ECk/ECG
electrocardiogram
MI
myocardial infarction
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
TMR
transmyocardial revascularization-blows holes in heart
EECP
enhanced external counter pulsation-uccfs on legs