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Auscultation
listening for sounds made by internal organs (heart and lungs)
percussion
tapping of areas of the body to determine condition by resonance of internal organs
S1 and S2
first and second sounds of heart
S3 and S4
S3 is venticular gallup S4 is atrial gallup
EKG
graphical recording of the cardiac cycle by measuring the electrical potential
ejection fraction
blood in the venticle at the end of diastole and expelled during contraction
Plain chest x-ray
assess heart and lungs
fluoroscopy
for examinatin of deep structures
perfusion
used to see myocardium or myocardial infarcts by administration of thallium intravenously
catheterization
flexible tube inserted into a vein to distend a passageway or allow passage of fluids
stent
device used to provide support keep an area open
angina
severe constricting pain
bruit
a high pitched sound heard on auscultation
diaphoresis
persiration especially when copious and medically induced
Doppler study
an ultrasound study that uses sound waves to evaluate your blood vessels
mri
magnetic resonance imaging
ct scan
computed tomagraphy
cardiac silhouette
part of the CV system