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Cardiovascular

BodySystem

TermDefinition
angi/o vessel
aort/o largest artery
arteri/o artery, away from heart
arteriol/o small artery
aortic stenosis narrowing of
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein, from body to heart
venul/o small vein
coron/o heart
aneurysm local widening of artery
angina chest pain decreased blood flow to heart muscle
atherosclerosis hardening of arteries, plaque
congestive heart failure CHF inability to pump required blood
myocardial infraction MI / AMI heart attack
angiography Radiographic visualization of the internal anatomy of the heart and the blood vessels following the injection of contrast medium
cardiac catheterization flex tube in vein / artery measure blood pressure / flow
Holter monitoring ECG /EKG 24 h
Lipid test measuring cholesterol / triglyceride
lung capillaries tiny blood vessel gases in out of blood
tissue capillaries tiny blood vessel lie near cells gases, food, waste
pulmonary circulation from lungs to heart and back
systemic circulation from heart to body tissue and back
intravenous pert. within the a vein
phlebotomy incision of vein
cardiomyopathy disease of heart muscle
pericardium membrane surrounding heart
venulitis small vein infl.
MUGA scan radioactive chemicals and a scanner produces images motion of heart walls
sestamibi scan radioactive test detect blood perfusion heart muscle
perfusion passing fluid
cardiac enzyme test measure substances in blood indicate heart attack
doppler ultrasound measure blood flow i vessel via soundwave
lipoprotein test HDL. LDL
cardioversion brief discharge electricity stop arrhythmia
arrhythmia abnormal heartbeat, fibrillation, flutter
thrombolytic therapy drugs used dissolve clots
endarterectomy removal inner most lining of artery eliminate fatty deposit
CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting detour around blockages
PCI, percuteous coronay intervention ballon-tipped catheter with stent opens coronary arteries
cardiac catheter ablation flex tube threaded into heart abnormal tissue destroyed
ACS, acute coronary syndrome disease, changes in coronary arteries plaque / clot formation
AED Auto external defibrillator
angina chest pain caused by a decrease in the flow of blood to the heart
Fibrillation a disturbance of the heart's rhythm in which there are rapid
coronary artery disease (CAD) any abnormal condition affecting the arteries of the heart
coronary pert. to the arteries of the heart
arrhythmia any deviation of normal rhythmic pattern of heart beat
endarterectomy, fatty deposits are surgically removed
hemoglobin Protein the oxygen-carrying pigment of red blood cells that gives them their red color and serves to convey oxygen to the tissues
electrolytes dissolved salt
fibrinogen a globulin occurring in blood and yielding fibrin in blood coagulation
hematocrit the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to a given volume of blood so centrifuged, expressed as a percentage.
phagocytosis WBC,s actively attack foreign substances and engulf them
lipoprotein test physically separates substances that are combinations of fat and protein in a blood sample to assess the presence of LDL versus HDL.
Another word for cardioversion difibrillation
Thallium stress test assesses blood flow to the myocardium during exercise after injection of the radioisotope thallium 201.
Positron emission tomography creates cross-sectional images of the heart after the injection of radioactive particles to identify areas of ischemia
Created by: ptenz
 

 



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