Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

M6 13-005

Exam 4: Cardiovascular System- Valvular Disorders of the Heart

What do normal heart valves do? Maintain the directional blood flow through the heart.
Open and close Heart valeves ___ & ___ passivelt in response to pressure changes in the heart.
Path of blood Superior/Inferior Vena Cava>> RA>> Tricuspid valve>> RV >> Pulmonic valve>> Pulmonary Artery>> capillaries in Lungs>> Pulmary veins>> LA>>bicuspid valve >>> left ventricle >> aortic valve >> aorta >> systemic circulation.
Two primary pathologies of valvular heart disease Stenosis& Insufficiency (regurgitation)
The primary cause of valvular heart disease in children Congenital defects
Primary cause of heart disease in adults Rheumatic Heart Disease
Mital and Aortic Valves Greater workload and blood volume on the left vs right side of the heart most frequently affect ____.
4 Types of valvular disorders Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Tricuspid Stenosis, Pulmonary Stenosis AND Insufficiency
Disease process Prognosis varies depending on specific _____.
Dx tests to confirm Valvular Heart Disease Chest Radiograph, Echocardiogram, Cardiac Catheterization (confirms presence of valvular disease)
Medical Management of Valvular Disorders (Meds) Diuretics, Cardiac Glycosides, Anti-Dysrhytmics, Anticoagulants, Anti-biotics
Commissurotomy Surgical prcedure performed tro open a stenotic (narrowed) valve, restricts blood flow, scalpel widens the valve.
Heterograft Tissue taken from one species to another
homograft Taken from the same species.
Created by: jtzuetrong