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THE OUTERMOST LAYER OF AN ARTERY COMPOSED OF ELASIC CONNECTIVE TISSUE
ADVENTITIA
DIVISION INTO TWO BRANCHES; "Y" SHAPED
BIFURCATION
SEVERE PAINS N THE MUSCLES OF THE LOWER LEG CAUSED BY POOR CIRCULATION OF BLOOD TO THE MUSCLE; USUALLY CAUSED BY ATHEROSCLEROSIS
CLAUDICATION
THE OPPOSITE SIDE
CONTRALATERAL
PERTAINS TO THE RESTING PHASE OF THE CARDIAC CYCLE
DIASTOLE
A PIECE OF ISSUE, THROMBUS, AIR OR GAS THAT CIRCULATES IN THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM UNTIL IT BECOMES LODGED IN A VESSEL
EMBOLUS
A TYPE OF CATHETER SMALL IN DIAMETER AND I BALLOON-TIPPED; USED TO FACILITATE THE REMOVAL OF AN EMBOLUS
FOGARTY CATHETER
AN UNNAMED STRUCTURE; FOR EXAMPLE THE ARTERY THAT BRANCHES FROM THE ARCH OF THE AORTA AND DIVIDES INTO THE RIGHT COMMON CAROTID AND RIGHT SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY
INNOMINATE
INNER LAYER OF THE ARTERIAL VESSEL WALL
INTIMA
LACK OF OXYGENATED BLOOD SUPPLY TO AN AREAOR ORGAN OF THE BODY
ISCHEMIA
REDUCE THE EFFECTS
MITIGATE
PERTAINING TO DISEASE
MORBIDITY
PERTAINING TO DEATH
MORTALITY
A DRUG THAT'S A SMOOTH MUSCLE RELAXANTUSED IN THE TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
PAPAVARINE
THE CONDITION OF BEING WIDE OPEN
PATENCY
PERTAINING TO THE DIAPHRAGM
PHRENIC
SMALL SQUARES OF TEFLON SUTURED OVER A HOLE IN A VESSL; THEY EXERT EXTERNAL PRESSURE OVER ANY SMALL NEEDLE HOLES TO PREVENT BLEEDING AND TO PROMOTE CLOTTING; OFTEN USED IN PERIPHERAL VASCULAR SURGERY
PLEDGET
AN INSTRUMENT FOR DETERMINING AND REGISTERING VARIATIONS IN THE VOLUME OF AN EXTREMITY OR PASSING THROUGH IT; USEFUL IN PTS. WITH DIFFUSE, SMALL-VESSEL ARTERIAL DISEASE
PLETHYSMOGRAPHY
STATIONARY BLOOD CLOT W/IN A BLOOD VESSEL
THROMBUS