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  • Cerebrovascular Disease Essay

    superior and inferior. Next we have 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 very complicated…

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  • Superior Thyroid Artery Lab Report

    Title Anatomical variation of the superior thyroid artery and its relation to the external laryngeal nerve. Introduction The thyroid gland is the largest endocrine gland located in the anterior triangle of the neck. It consists of two lobes, right and left, connected by an isthmus in the middle. The thyroid gland is mainly supplied by the superior thyroid artery, the first branch of the external carotid artery, and the inferior thyroid artery, a branch of the thyrocervical trunk of the…

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  • Aaron Green Nursing Case Study

    peripherally administered TPA (tissue plasminogen activator). However, Dr. Philips documented Dr. Kilpadikar called with the result of the CT and stated that there appeared to be a hyperdense MCA (middle cerebral artery) sign. Dr. Philips documented with those findings, Mr. Green did meet relative contraindication for peripheral TPA. Therefore, Dr. Phillips documented while at the bedside, he discussed these findings with Mr. Green and his sister. Dr. Phillips documented Mr. Green remained…

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  • Surgery As My Passion Essay

    At first, the surgeon had to check for any defects and repair them; I remember him saying it’s either a straight forward case or a complicated one. Ours was the second type of transplant. It was mesmerizing and breathtaking to see how the kidney became viable and pinkish after he connected it to the external iliac artery and vein. I enjoyed observing the surgeon while checking for any bleeding at the suture lines to make sure everything went smooth. I remember the next day when we were rounding…

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  • Venous System Of The Frog

    from heart to different part of the body, are called arteries. They constitute a system called arterial system. Truncus arterious gives two branches right aortic trunk and left aortic trunk. Each aortic trunk again divides into three branches- a) Carotid arch: it divides into – Lingual artery – it supplies blood to tongue and hyoid. Common carotid – it supplies blood to buccal cavity and brain. it consists swelling at the base called carotid labyrinth. b) Systemic arch – two systemic arches…

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  • Summary: The Cardiovascular System

    Introduction The cardiovascular system is a fundamental system for survival, providing the body nutrients and removing waste via a network of arteries, arterioles, capillaries venous and veins. (Sherwood). Understanding this fundamental system is critical to help further understand even more complicated medical conditions such as Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), inappropriate HR increase when standing (Freeman et al., 2011). In addition, the cardiovascular system also has…

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  • Blood Pressure: A Case Study

    when standing, the only other variable is PP. In A study performed by Harms et al., in 1999, witnessed a trend of SV decreasing for tilt and for recovery, however recovery was still larger than that of the drop in tilt SV. This study illustrated what results were expected and also shows how PP should have had a similar trend. Physiologically, reason the SV drops initially is the same reason the MAP drops as well, gravity. The baroreceptor reflex, is why the SV should have increased in the…

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  • Conclusion Of Coronary Artery Disease

    This presentation will summarize what Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is, so the patient and family will have a better understanding of the disease. Coronary Artery Disease is thought to “begin in early childhood and is evident in the teenage years” (http://www.heart.org/). The plaque keeps building up each year and stays with a person for life. As a person ages the risks of coronary artery disease becomes higher with the type of lifestyle a person chooses. “The leading causes of CAD are “high…

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  • Contraindication Case Study

    the procedure because it will decrease the patient’s anxiety. Cardiac catheterization involves a catheter called a fluoroscope that is inserted into either the right or left side of the heart to assess any septal defects, abnormalities, or any dysfunctions that are occurring within the heart. Depending on which side of the heart needs to be viewed will depend on if the catheter will be inserted into the artery or vein. In the left side, the catheter will be inserted into either the brachial or…

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  • Sleep Apnea Causes Memory Loss

    It can also lead to heart attacks, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection and atherosclerosis which in other words is fatty buildups in the arteries that cause them to harden. High blood pressure can also lead to strokes, kidney damage, vision loss, erectile dysfunction, memory loss, fluid in the lungs, angina, and peripheral artery disease. So how bad is it exactly to have these horrible conditions? When having heart failure, you heart muscle begins to weaken slowly and over time, your…

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