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Mary Ortiz

Thromb/o Blood Clot
Ventricul/o ventricle
-sphyxia Pulse
-stenosis narrowing,stricture
extra- outside
tachy rapid
aneurysm/o wide blood vessel
angi/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
aort/o aorta
anteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
atri/o atrium
ather/o fatty plaque
cardi/o Heart
electr/o electricty
embol/o embolus
hemangi/o blood vessel
my/o muscle
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein
Scler/o hardenig, sclera
sept/o septum
sphygm/o pulse
sten/o narrowing, stricture
infarct Area of tissue that undergoes necrosis following cessation of blood supply
MR Mitral regurgiation
aneurysm Localized abnormal dialation of a vessel, usualy an artery
arrest condition of being stopped or bringing to a stop
MRA Magnetic Resonance Angiogram
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imagining
bruit soft blowing sound heard on ausculation, possible due to vibrations associated with the movement of blood, valvular action, or both, also called murmur
catheter thin flexable, hollow plastic tube that is small enough to be threaded through a vein, artery, or tubular structure
Deep vein thrombosis(DVT) Blood clot that forms in the deep viens of the body, especially those in the legs or thighs
ejection fraction(EF) calculation of how much blood a ventrical can eject with on contraction
fibrillation quivering or spotaneous muscle contractions, especially of the heart causing ineffectual contractions
Coronary artery bypass graft surgical procedure that uses a vessel graft from another part of the body to bypass the blocked part of a coronary artery and restore blood supply to the heart muscle
Cardioversion procedure to restore normal rhythm of the heart by applying a controlled electrical shock to the exterior of the chest
Thallium Study Records the uptake of the isotope with a gamma camera to produce a image
Scintgraphy Diognostic test that uses radiation emitted by the body after an injection of radioactive substances to create images of various organs of identify body functions and dieases
Tetralogy of Fallot Congenital anomaly consisting of four elements: 1. pulomary artery stenosis 2. interventricular septal defect 3. transposition of the aorta, so that both bentricles empty into the aorta
Tetralogy of Fallot 4. right ventricular hypertrophy caused by increased workload of the right ventricle
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CA Cardiac Arrest
BP, B/P Blood Pressure
BBB Bundle-Branch Block
ASHD Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
HF Heart Failure
AF Atrial Fibrillation
HDL High Density Lipotein
AAA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
VT Ventricular Tachycardia
EF Ejection Fraction
SA,S-A Sinoatrial
ECHO Echocardiogram or graphy
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary antioplasty
PVC Premature Ventricular Contraction
ECG Electrocardiogram or graphy
NSR Normal sinus rhythm
MVP Mitral Valve Prolapse
MUGA Multiple-grade acqusition
MS Mitral Stenosis
MI Myocardial Infarction
Chol Cholestrol
LDL Low-density lipoprotein
CPR Cardiopulmonary
CV Cardiovascular
IV Intravenous
DOE Dyspena on excertion
HTN Hypertension
DVT Deep vein Thrombosis
CC Cardiac Catherization
angiotehsin-converting enzymes inhibitors lower blood pressure by inhibiting the conversion of angiotensin
antiarrhythmics Prevent, alleviate, or correct cardiac arrhythmias by stabillizing the electrical conduction of the heart.
diuretics Act on kidneys to increase excertion of water and sodium.
statins lower cholesterol in the blood and reduce it production in the liver by blocking he enzyme that produces it.
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