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CARDIOVASCULAR SYS

cardiovascular system

QuestionAnswer
ANEURYSM/O WIDENED BLOOD VESSEL
ANGI/O VESSEL
VASCUL/O VESSEL
AORT/O VESSEL
ARTERI/O ARTERY
ARTERIOL/O ARTERIOLE
ATRI/O ATRIM
ATHER/O FATTY PLAQUE
CARDI/O HEART
ELECTR/O ELECTRICITY
EMBOL/O EMBOLUS
HEMANGI/O BLOOD VESSEL
MY/O MUSCLE
PHLEB/O VEIN
VEN/O VEIN
SCLER/O HARDENING;SCLERA(WHITE OF EYE)
SEPT/O SEPTUM
SPHYGM/O PULSE
STEN/O NARROWING,STRICTURE
THROMB/O BLOOD CLOT
VENTRICUL/O VENTRICLE
-SPHYXIA PULSE
-STENOSIS NARROWING,STRICTURE
ENDO- IN,WITHIN
EXTRA- OUTSIDE
-GRAM RECORD, WRITING
-GRAPH INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING
-GRAPHY PROCESS FOR RECORDING
UTILIZES A RADIOISOTOPE TO EVALUATE CORONARY BLOOD FLOW. NUCLEAR STRESS TEST
A SMALL PORTABLE RECORDING SYSTEM CAPABLE OF STORING UP TO 24 HOURS OF ECG TRACINGS HOLTER MONITER TEST
PASSAGE OF A CATHETER INTO THE HEART THROUGH A VEIN OR ARTERY TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION OF THE HEART. CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
INCISION OR PUNTURING OF A VEIN TO REMOVE BLOOD. PHLEBOTOMY
TYING OF A VARICOSE VEIN FOLLOWED BY REMOVAL OF THE AFFECTED SEGMENT. LIGATION AND STRIPPING
PUNCTURE OF A VEIN BY A NEEDLE ATTACHED TO A SYRINGE OF CATHETER TO WITHDRAW A SPECIMEN OF BLOOD. ARTERIAL BIOPSY
GRAPHIC LINE RECORDING THAT SHOWS THE SPREAD OF ELECTRICAL EXCITATION TO DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE HEART NON-INVASIVE. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
SERIES OF TESTS USED TO ASSESS RISK FACTORS OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE. LIPID PANEL
NON-INVASIVE ADAPTATION OF ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY IN WHICH BLOOD FLOW VELOCITY IS ASSESSED IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE HEART. DOPPLER ULTRASOUND
REMOVAL OF MATERIAL FROM AN OCCLUDED VESSEL USING A SPECIALLY DESIGNED CATHETER. ATHERECTOMY
PROCESS OF RESTORING THE NORMAL RHYTHM OF THE HEART BY APPLYING A CONTROLLED ELECTRICAL SHOCK TO THE EXTERIOR OF THE CHEST. CARDIOVERSION
REMOVAL AND EXAMINATION OF A SMALL PIECE OF TISSUE FOR DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES BIOPSY
LOCALIZED ABNORMAL DILATION OF A VESSEL, USUALLY AN ARTERY. ANEURYSM
EXCESSIVE AMOUNTS OF LIPIDS IN THE BLOOD. HYPERLIPIDEMIA
SOFT BLOWING SOUND HEARD ON AUSCULTAION. BRUIT
QUIVERING OR SPONTANEOUS MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS,ESPECIALLY OF THE HEART, CAUSING INEFFECTUAL CONTRACTIONS. FIBRILLATION
COMMON DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY ELEVATED BP. HYPERTENSION
CIRCULATION OF BLOOD THROUGH TISSUES OR THE PASSAGE OF FLUIDS THROUGH VESSELS OF AN ORGAN. PERFUSION
HYPERTENSION IN WHICH THERE IS NO IDENTIFIABLE CAUSE. PRIMARY HYPERTENSION
SENSTATION THAT THE HEART IS NOT BEATING NORMALLY. PALPITATION
HYPERTENSION THAT RESULTS FROM AND UNDELYING, IDENTIFIABLE COMMONLY CORRECTABLE CAUSE. ISCHEMIA
BLOOD CLOT THAT OBSTRUCTS A VESSEL. THROMBUS
CONGENITAL ANOMALY CONSISTING OF FOUR ELEMENTS. TETRALOGY OF FALLOT
NAME THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF FALLOT. 1. PULMONARY ARTERY STENOSIS, 2. INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT, 3. TRANSPOSITON OF THE AORTA,SO THAT BOTH VENTRICLES EMPTY IN THE AORTA, 4. RIGHT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY CAUSED BY INCREASED WORKLOAD.
DVT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
AREA OF TISSUE THAT UNDERGOES NECROSIS FOLLOWING CESSATION OF BLOOD SUPPLY. INFARCT
DIAGNOSTIC TEST THAT USES RADIATION EMITTED BY THE BODY. SCINTIGRAPHY
SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT USES A VESSEL GRAFT FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE BODY TO BYPASS THE BLOCKED PART OF A CORONARY ARTERY. CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS
MI MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MR MITRAL REGURGITATION
PTCA PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
VT VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
THIN, FLEXIBLE, HOLLOW PLASTIC TUBE THAT IS SMALL ENOUGH TO BE THREADED THROUGH A VEIN. CATHETER
ANY DISEASE OR WEAKENING OF HEART MUSCLES THAT DIMINISHES CARDIAC FUNCTION CARDIOMYOPATHY
HTN HYPERTENSION
MVP MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE
ECG; EKG ECHOCARDIOGRAM; ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
HF HEART FAILURE
MUGA MULTIPLE-GATED ACQUISITION(SCAN)
ECHO ECHOCARDIOGRAM; ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
DVT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSITATION
CV CARDIOVASCULAR
MRA MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAM
CONDITION OF BEING STOPPED OR BRINGING TO A STOP ARREST
INABILITY OF THE HEART TO MAINTAIN A NORMAL SINUS RHYTHM. ARRHYTHMIA
NARROWING OF A VESSEL, ESPECIALLY THE AORTA COARCTATION
CALCULATION OF HOW MUCH BLOOD A VENTRICLE CAN EJECT WITH ONE CONTRACTION. EJECTION FRACTION
FAILURE OF THE HEART TO SUPPLY AN ADEQUATE AMOUNT OF BLOOD TO TISSUES AND ORGANS HEART FAILURE
MASS OF UNDISSOLVED MATTER CIRCULATING IN THE BLOOD OF LYMPHATIC CHANNELS. EMBOLUS
ARREST OF BLEEDING OR CIRCULATION HEMOSTASIS
FAILURE OF THE DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS TO CLOSE AFTER BIRTH PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS
SLENDER OR THREADLIKE DEVICE USED TO HOLD OPEN VESSELS, TUBES, OR OBSTRUCTED ARTERIES. STENT
CC CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
BLOOD TEST THAT MEASURES TROPONIN, TROPONIN T, TROPONIN I, AND CREATININE KINASE. CARDIAC ENZYME STUDIES
RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS AFTER INJECTION OF A CONTRAST DYE. ANGIOGRAPHY
RADIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCES. AORTOGRAPHY
NUCLEAR PROCEDURE THAT USES RADIOACTIVE TRACERS TO PRODUCE MOVIE-LIKE IMAGES. MULTIPLE-GATED ACQUISTION(MUGA)
DESTRUCTION OF CONDUCTION TISSUE OF THE HEART TO INTERRUPT THE ABNORMAL CONDUCTION PATHWAY CAUSING THE ARRHYTHMIA. CATHETER ABLATION
SURGICAL SEPARATION OF THE LEAFLETS OF THE MITRAL VALVE COMMISSUROTOMY
PROCEDURE USED TOREMOVE OR TREAT VARICOSE VEINS. LASER ABLATION
SURGICAL PROCEDURE PERFORMED ON OR WITHIN THE EXPOSED HEART, USUALLY WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF HEART-LUNG MACHING. OPEN HEART SURGERY
PREVENT, ALLEVIATE, OR CORRECT CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS BY STABILIZING THE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTION OF THE HEART. ANTIARRHYTHMICS
ACT ON KIDNEYS TO INCREASE EXCRETION OF WATER AND SODIUM DIURETICS
LOWER CHOLESTEROL IN THE BLOOD AND REDUCE ITS PRODUCTION IN THE LIVER BY BLOCKING THE EXZYME THAT PRODUCES IT STATINS
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