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    mesenteric ischemia and injuries to the arteries; it can locate the exact bleeding site by showing the leakage of contrast into lumen if the patient is active bleeding…

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    The heart is one of the strongest muscles in the human body. It is mostly made up of cardiac muscle, which causes the contractions of the heart, or heartbeat. The cardiac muscle works constantly to pump blood throughout the body and is one of the three major types of muscle. The cells in the heart are closely connected so that they all beat at the same time, and they form the thick middle layer of the heart, in between the outer epicardium and the inner endocardium layers. There are two main…

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    Primary Angioplasty – A Life-saving Procedure Primary angioplasty is a term used to describe an angioplasty done as a life-saving emergency procedure in a patient with an on-going heart attack [PAMI - Primary Angioplasty in acute Myocardial Infarction]. The international accepted door to balloon time intervention is within 90 minutes and 3 to 6 hours from the onset of heart attack for PAMI. Doing angioplasty in a critical patient of heart attack is in itself challenging and doing so in the…

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    Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America and is one of the leading causes of disability. Just like everything else in our body, our brain is fed by blood through arteries. And just as high blood pressure can damages the arteries of our heart, it can damages the arteries leading to our brain. If the arteries to our brain are only partially blocked, you can experience a transient ischemic attack- kind of like mini stroke. Its a brief, temporary disruption of blood to your brain caused…

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    Polycythemia Vera Polycythemia vera (PV) is a form of blood cancer. Another name for this type of disease is myeloproliferative disease. This means your bone marrow produces too many red blood cells. Bone marrow is the spongy center of long bones where blood cells are produced. If you have PV, your bone marrow may also make too many white blood cells and clotting cells (platelets). Almost all people with PV have an abnormal gene (genetic mutation) that causes changes in the way the bone…

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    Moyamoya disease is a progressive, occlusive disease affecting the cerebral vasculature and the arteries that feed it. Moyamoya is a Japanese term meaning “puff of smoke.” When you view the appearance of the disease on an angiogram the abnormal vascular collateral networks developing adjacent to the stenotic vessels. This disease causes the carotid artery in the skull becomes blocked or narrowed. This will cause the blood flow to your brain to become greatly reduced. Tiny blood vessels…

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    prevention program no matter what type of dog. The parasite is commonly called “heartworm”. It gets its name from the location where it is found most often; the heart. Nevertheless, it has been known to be in the pulmonary arterial system (lung arteries) and can have further damaging affects to lung vessels and…

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    Atherosclerosis Sociology

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    Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease whereby the arteries harden as a result of fatty deposits also known as plaque.Ather\o prefix meaning yellowish, fatty plaque and -sclerosis suffix meaning hardening. (Tsutsumi, n.d.).One of the main contributing factors towards this disease is high levels of cholesterol. The fatty deposit, plaque, grows steadily including both fibrous connective tissues. As the plaque accumulates, the walls of the arteries thicken and stiffen, and the obstruction of…

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    atherosclerosis in the arteries. Evidences show that continue to experience stress could leads to heart attack or…

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    Sarah Hill 0583028 BIOL 3830H F03 Simon Tapper Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 The relationship between blood physiology and cardiac ability in Equus caballus compared to Bos taurus and Capra aegagrus hircus compared to Canis lupus familiaris Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to study the relationship between blood physiology and the ability to transport oxygen. The red blood cell content, hematocrit percent, and hemoglobin concentrations of Equus caballus (horse) and Bos taurus…

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