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Collaterals
Vessels that compensate for blockages
Myocardial Ischemia (Angina)
This results if coronary blood flow or O2 is not sufficient to meet demands
Occurs when chronic coronary obstruction results in predictable chest pain.
Stable angina
Cardiomyopathy
"Big Baggy Heart"
CAD
Virtually any vascular disorder that narrows or occludes the coronary arteries.
Troponin
The gold standard blood test for an MI is ____
Causes of Primary MODS
Organ damage from a specific cause such as ischemia or inadequate tissue perfusion.
Shock, Trauma or major surgery
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
MODS
Progressive impairment of ≥ 2 systems r/t uncontrolled inflammatory response to a severe illness or injury
Septic Shock
Shock that develops as the result of infection carried by the bloodstream.
Primary cause of hypertension
Idiopathic
Metabolic Syndrome
Central obesity
HTN
Gucose intolerance
Low HDL
High triglycerides
Thrombosis
blood clot formed within vessel or heart
Virtually any vascular disorder that narrows or occludes the coronary arteries.
CAD