Aortic valve stenosis

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  • Cerebrovascular Disease Essay

    the right atrium, from the right atrium the flows through the tricuspid valve. Upcoming the blood flow goes through the right ventricle, to the pulmonary valve, succeeding to the pulmonary artery than to the right and left lung. On the left side of the heart we have pulmonary veins the blood flow continues to the left atrium, through the bicuspid valve. The following the blood goes through the left ventricle to the aortic valve, than to the aorta, to the rest of the whole body. The heart is a…

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  • Emergency Room Summary

    Final impression found mildly dilated left ventricle with normal wall thickness and normal systolic function with an estimated ejection fraction is fifty to fifty-five percent. Thickened mitral valve with mild to moderate aortic stenosis and mild regurgitation is also present with an aortic valve area of 2.0 cm2 and a mean gradient of 11mmHg. Lastly mild left atrial and right atrium enlargement. The patient also had a White Blood Cell Local Study NM which is an imaging test that uses a…

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  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Case Study

    ventricles to compare the sizes of the two structures. Upon the ultrasound you will visualize ventricular hypertrophy, absence of chamber dilation, inter-ventricular septum or left ventricular posterior wall thinning less than six millimeters, or mitral valve…

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  • Pulmonary Physiology

    pulmonary edema. Pulmonary edema is caused by leakage of fluid from pulmonary capillaries out into the interstitial space and alveoli. The most common cause of pulmonary edema is either a cardiac or vascular problem. Cardiac problems include mitral valve stenosis or left sided heart failure, both of which increase the pulmonary venous pressure and consequently pulmonary capillary pressure. Vascular problem could arise from an insult to the blood capillary membranes or lung parenchyma caused by…

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  • Cardiac Disease: The Cause Of Cardiovascular Disease

    system, principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but atherosclerosis and/or hypertension are the most common. In addition, with aging come a number of physiological and morphological changes that alter cardiovascular function and lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, even in healthy asymptomatic individuals. Heart attacks and strokes are usually acute events and are mainly…

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  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Cardiac and respiratory conditions can be very hard on the child and the families of the child. There are many different cardiac and respiratory conditions that can affect a child, as well as their families. The great thing is that many of these conditions we are able to treat. The cardiac condition that I decided to research is the Tetralogy of Fallot and the respiratory condition is Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Tertralogy of Fallot is a birth defect and affects normal blood flow. During…

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  • Essay On Turner's Syndrome

    expressivity along with the complete or partial loss of an X sex chromosome[2]. Symptoms of Turner’s syndrome include, but aren’t limited to short stature, glucose intolerance, broad chest and widely spread nipples, amenorrhea, webbed neck, aortic valve stenosis, visual impairments, hearing loss, problems with concentration, and nonverbal learning issues[3]. Not all individuals will present with the same combination of symptoms or with the same expressivity[4]. About half of the 2,500 births…

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  • The Importance Of Raw Food

    Introduction Food is the first of the essentials of life, the world’s largest industry, our most frequently indulged pleasure, the core of most intimate social relationship (1). Food identifies who we are, where we came from, and what we want to be (1). Food is composed of many complex molecules (2). Some provide structural components, some provide energy, some interact with various receptors and transmit signals to our bodies, and some are relatively inert (2). People sometimes oversimply food…

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  • Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Case Study

    QUESTIONS 1. Discuss the pathophysiology of coronary artery atherosclerosis. Include discussion of risk factors associated with the development of this disease. (10 points) Coronary artery atherosclerosis is most commonly comprised of atherosclerotic fibrous fatty obstructions of the large epicardial vessels, which provide for blood flow and transport nutrients, oxygen, and elimination of metabolic waste products such as CO2, lactic acid, and hydrogen ions. Coronary artery atherosclerosis…

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