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    Aortic Valve Stenosis

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    have this medical condition (“Aortic Valve Stenosis”). What is this potentially deadly disorder and who does it affect? This disorder is called Aortic Valve Stenosis and it can affect anyone. Aortic Valve Stenosis, also known as AVS, happens when the aortic valve narrows. The narrowing keeps the valve from operating properly by not allowing the valve to fully open. With the aortic valve not working correctly, it causes extra stress on the valve. Since the heart has extra stress on it, the blood flow is often reduced. The blood that cannot make it through the aorta causes the heart to work harder in order to supply the body with the correct amount of blood that the…

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    Prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis without evidence of vegetation Introduction The modified Duke criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis (IE) include three major and five minor criteria. One of the major criteria is evidence of structural findings on echocardiography such as an oscillating intracardiac mass, abscess or partial dehiscence of a prosthetic valve (1-2). Less common echocardiographic findings of IE include pseudoaneurysm, fistula, or valve perforation. The American…

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    Carpentier Edwards Magna Ease Aortic Heart Valve Chelsea Gibbs University of Utah Statement of Purpose: This report will look at the biomaterials used in the Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna Ease Aortic Heart Valve (CEPME) (Edwards Lifesciences LLC, Irvine, CA) and some of the biocompatibility issues found with this device. The CEPME bioprosthesis is designed to replace a diseased aortic heart valve that is no longer functioning properly and the tissue cannot be repaired. This device is also…

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    have Aortic Valve Stenosis (AVS) but they are unaware that they have problem. They do not feel short of breath except maybe with significant exertion however their Echocardiogram indicts there is AVS. AVS is the third most common cardiovascular disease and frequently effects older individuals (Akerstrom, Barderas & Rodriquez-Padial, 2013). AVS is a progressive disease which does not show significant problems until greater than 50% of its capacity is lost and compensatory mechanisms are…

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    About the size of a large fist, heart is made up of cardiac muscle, myocardium, with skeletal muscle-like striations. It has two upper atria & two lower ventricles separated vertically by septum, and four main valves with which the blood makes its directional flow into and out of the heart. Deoxygentated blood with which the blood flows into and out of the organ. Deoxygenated blood enters through the venae cava fills the right atrium (RA) and right ventricle (RV) through the tricuspid valve.…

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    The Electrocuted Man One stormy night, as I was out walking just outside of Lime Spring, Iowa, lightning began flashing every second across the sky. The wind developed a creepy whistle to it. Whoooo! Whooo! While I walked across the bridge over the Upper Iowa River, the water started to rise. Higher and higher every second. Soon the water was over the bridge. I started to run full sprint, so I wouldn’t get caught in the rushing water. As I was running, I came to a halt. The rain was still…

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    labquest and set up for new data collection. Rubber stopper assembly obtained and connected to plastic tubing and valves. Connector attached at free end of tubing to the gas pressure sensor with a clockwise turn. Two-way valve left open. Rubber-stopper assembly inserted tightly into the 125 mL Erlenmeyer flask. Closed the two way valve so it was perpendicular with valve stem. Mode changed to selected events on labquest. Graph settings changed to display pressure vs. temperature graph,…

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    Home Roof Research Paper

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    Would you believe that in most first time cases of home roofing repair, the leak is actually made worse? Or worse yet, in a good many cases, the attempt to repair one leak only leads to the creation of even more leaks? So read on and learn a few tips from the pros, on how you can get it right the first time. Water Can Travel Under a Roof Leak The very first thing you have to do if you have water dripping down through your ceiling, is determine where the leak is coming from. You see once water…

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    Faucet Repair Case Study

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    Before calling a plumber in Arlington, check the water pressure at other faucets. If the water pressure is low only at a single faucet, first ensure the shut off valve is open. Next, inspect the aerator for clogging due to hard water sediment. Soaking in vinegar and scrubbing with a soft brush should correct the problem. Otherwise, replace the aerator. While the aerator is off check the water pressure at the faucet. If low, a problem is affecting the faucet. Faucets receive significant use,…

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    Harry Reid Research Paper

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    Harry Reid was born on December 2, 1939 in Searchlight, Nevada. Harry was the third of four sons born to a modest family. His mother’s name was Inez Orena, and his father Harry Vincent Reid was a miner. Reid’s home had no indoor toilet, telephone, or hot water. Harry Reid committed himself to education at a young age. Since there was no local school in Searchlight, Nevada Reid went to live with relatives in Henderson, Nevada in order to attend high school. Reid was involved in football, and…

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