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Angine pectoris
Chest pain
Angioplasty
Balloon tipped catheter thru femoral artery to heart
aortic stenosis
narrowing of the aortic valve
arrhythmia
abnormal heart rate
arteriosclerosis
hardening of the arteries
cardiac arrest
aka cardioversion - heart stops and a defib is used
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
Endarectomy
surgical removal of atrial inner lining for plaque and clots
hypercholesterolemia
excessive cholesterol in blood
ischemia
decreased blood flow
pericardiocentesis
removal of fluid from the pericardium
sphygmomanometer
instrument to detect blood pressure
systole
working (pumping) phase of the heart
valvuloplasty
surgical repair of narrowed aortic valves
vasodilation
dilation of a vessel
atheroma
collection of plaque that protrudes into arterial opening
atrioventricular
P/T the atrium and ventricles
ausculation
listening with a stethoscope
bradycardia
slow heart beat
BP
blood pressure