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process of recording vessel
angiography
condition or increase of swollen, twisted vein
varicosis
pertaining to the chest
pectoral
involuntary contraction of a vessel
vasospasm
pertaining to the vein
venous
pertaining to the aortic circle or crown
aortocoronary
clot / vein / inflammation
thrombophlebitis
puncture around the heart for aspiration
pericardiocentesis
condition or process of diseased vessel
vasculopathy
origin or production of fatty paste
atherogenesis
instrument for examinating the chest
stethoscope
muscle / heart / structure or tissue
myocardium
surgical repair or reconstruction of the aorta
aortoplasty
creation of an opening in the vein
venostomy
condition of narrowing artery
arteriostenosis
incision of the vein
phlebotomy
pertaining to the aorta of the heart
cardioaortic
record of the ventricle
ventriculogram
inflammation of the vein
phlebitis
surgical repair or reconstruction of a vessel
angioplasty
pertaining to within the vessel
endovascular
pertaining to poison to the heart
cardiotoxic
artery record
arteriogram
fatty paste / excision removal
atherectomy
fatty paste / clot / condition or increase
atherothrombosis
malformations of the heart present at birth
congenital anomalies
thickening, loss of elasticity, and calcification of the arterial walls
arteriosclerosis
irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
arrhythmia / dysrhythmia
general term for disease of the heart muscle
cardiomyopathy
joining of two blood vessels to allow flow from one to the other
anastomosis
abnormal heart sound that mimics the gait of a horse
gallop
a recording of sound waves directed through the heart to evaluate structure and motion
echocardiogram
a condition of enlargement of the right ventricle as a result of chronic disease within the lungs
cor pulmonale
an x-ray of the blood vessels of the heart made with the introduction of a catheter and release of a contrast medium
coronary angiogram
electrocardiogram of the heart recorded during controlled physical exercise
stress ECG
treatment of arrhythmia by destroying myocardial tissue at sites generating abnormal electrical pathways
intracardiac catheter ablation
chest
pector/o
vein
phleb/o
vessel
angi/o
heart
cardi/o
fatty paste
ather/o
circle
coron/o
pulse
sphygm/o
clot
thromb/o
artery
arteri/o
belly or pouch
ventricul/o
buildup of fat
atherosclerosis
scar left by necrosis
infarct
low blood pressure
hypotension
growth of tissue
vegetation
traveling clot that obstructs when it lodges
embolus
a plugging
occlusion
high blood pressure
hypertension
stationary clot
thrombus
compression
constriction
normal blood pressure
normotension
cramp in heart muscle
angina
cramp in leg muscle
claudication
loss of blood flow
ischemia
hard, nonelastic condition
arteriosclerosis
bulging of a vessel
aneurysm
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
PDA
patent ductus arteriosus
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
ICD
implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
CHF
congestive heart failure
CAD
coronary artery disease
HTN
hypertension
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
MRA
magnetic resonance angiography
VSD
ventricular septal defect
ECG
electrical picture of the heart
tPA
thrombolytic drug
MRA
magnetic resonance of blood vessels
PTCA
balloon angioplasty
MI
heart attack
DVT
a clot in the veins
ASD
an abnormal opening in the atrial septum
CABG
heart bypass surgery
TEE
echocardiogram directed through the esophagus
CHF
left ventricular failure