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pneumoconiosis
p-n-e-u-m-o-c-o-n-i-o-s-i-s
atelectasis
a-t-e-l-e-c-t-a-s-i-s
rhinoplasty
r-h-i-n-o-p-l-a-s-t-y
hemoptysis
h-e-m-o-p-t-y-s-i-s
tonsillectomy
t-o-n-s-i-l-l-e-c-t-o-m-y
angi/o
vessel
angi/o/rrhaphy
sutuere/VESSEL
vas/o
vessel
vas/o/spasnm
twithing of the/VESSEL
aort/o
aorta
aort/o/stenosis
narrowing/ARORTA
arteri/o
artery
arteri/al
pertaining to/ARTERY
arteriol/o
arteriole
arteriol/itis
inflammation/ARTERIOLE
ather/o
fatty plaque
ather/o/scler/osis
abnormal condition/FATTY PLAQUE/hardening
atri/o
artium
atri/o/tome
instrument to cut/ATRIUM
cardi/o
heart
cardi/o/megaly
enlargement of the/HEART
hemangi/o
blood vessel
hemangi/oma
BLOOD VESSEL/tumor
phleb/o
vein
phleb/o/tomy
incision to cut into/VEIN
ven/o
vein
ven/ous
pertaining to/VEIN
thromb/o
blood clot
thromb/o/lysis
destruction/BLOOD CLOT
sphygm/o
pusle
sphygm/o/meter
instrument for measuring/PULSE
-gram
record, a writinig
angi/o/gram
RECORD/vessel
-graph
instrument for recording
electr/o/cardi/ograph
electricity/heart//INSTRUMENT FOR MEASURING
endo-
within
endo/arter/itis
inflammation/artery/WITHIN
peri-
around
peri/cardi/itis
inflammation/heart/AROUND
trans-
across
trans/sept/al
pertaining to/ACROSS/septum
bruit
soft blowing sound
murmur
soft blowing sound
cardiomyopathy
any disease of heart muscle not caused by an impairment of coronary circulation and ischemia
atherosclerosis
hardening of plaque
lumen
middle or opening of artery or vessel
thrombosis
clot
occlusion
blockabe
embolus
traveling clot
aneurysm
walls of artery bulge out (can burst)
endarterectomy
removing within the artery
carotid
in neck
femoral
upper leg
coronary artery disease
arteries going to the heart have plaque build up.
coronary artery disease
arteries going to the heart have plaque build up.
angina/angina pectoris
chest pain
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (BALLOON SURGERY)
STENT
Metalliac mesh to keep arteries open
atherectomy
removing the plaque
coronary bypass surgery
vein from leg, put on heart for blood flow
CABG
vein removed from leg (coronary artery bypass graft)
one bypass
incision to remove one artery
MI
myocardial infarction
(HEART ATTACK)
necrosis
dies (part of heart muscle)
diaphorsis
excessive sweating
pallor
pale
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
When tissue dies, what enzymes are given off?
LDH, AST, SGOT, & CPK
sinus rhythm
normal rhythm
arrhythmia
not a normal rhythm
Two examples of arrhythmia.
tachycardia (rapid) and Bradycardia (slow)
infective endocarditis
inflammation within the heart
prophylactic treatment
to prevent
Varicose veins
valves of veins don't work
Two kinds of varicose veins
Hemorrhoids (anus) and varices (esophagus)
ligated
tie
stripped
removed
phlebitis
inflammation of the veins
phlebitis
inflammation of the veins
thrombophlebeitis
inflammation of vein with a clot
embolectomy
removal of clot (or embolus)
thromolysis
breaking down of the clot
TMR
transmyocardial revascularization
(laser blasts heart)
angiogenesis
forming new vessels
EECP
enhanced external counterpulsation
(cuffs on legs force blood to heart)
robotics
bypass surgery
Robots doing surgery
coarctation
narrowing of vessel (aorta)
congestive heart failure
failure of heart to do work
fibrillation
beating excessively fast
hemostasis
stopping the blood
hyperlipidemia
fat in the blood
MVP
Mitral valve Prolapse
Leaflet drops into atrium
patent
open
thrombus, thrombi
blood clot
cardiac catherization
passage of catheter into heart through vein
coronary angiography
process of recording heart vessels (x-ray)
echocardiography
looks at a STRUCTURE, uses sound
to record
doppler
looks at blood FLOW with sound
phonocardiography
gives graphic display of heart sounds
subtraction angiography
x-ray of vessel with computer to clean it up
TEE
Transesophageal echocardiography
newest form, invasive, (Must swallow the instrument)
Holter monitor test
portable EKG
stress test
exercise to see how much stress the heart can take.
thalium stress test
dye injection to give picture during stress test
phlebotomy, venipuncture
incision of vein to remove blood or introduce fluids
infusion
putting fluids into the body
Beta blockers
used to stop hypertension or migraines
diuretics
gets rid of excess fluid
heparin
blood thinner
TPA
Tissue plasminogen activators
helps get rid of clot
ASHD
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
BBB
Bundle branch block
BP
blood pressure
CAD
coronary artery disease
CCU
Coronary care unit
CRITICAL CARE UNIT
CHF
congestive heart failure