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Cardiovascular 2

Angiography A radiographic study of blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium
Valvuloplasty Surgical repair or replace replacement of a heart valve; also known as valvoplasty
Coronary Bypass Surgical procedure to restore normal blood supply to the heart by creating new routes for the blood to travel into the heart when one or both of the coronary arteries have become clogged or obstructed
Defibrillation The use of electrical shock to restore the hearts normal rhythm; also known as cardioversion
Electrocardiography Is the process of recording this activity
Cardiorrhexis Rupture of the heart
Palpitation A pounding or racing heart
Cholesterol A steroid alcohol present in animal cells & body fluids that regulates membrane fluidity, functions as a precursor molecule in various metabolic pathways, and as a constituent of LDL may cause arteriosclerosis
Hemostasis Stop flow of blood
Balloon angioplasty cathered equipped with a balloon at the tip that is inserted in the artery accumulation of fatty deposits
Created by: Abigail Vasquez