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Disease of the ❤️

Obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or region of tissue Infarction
Inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of the body especially the body Ischemia
Shortcoming, imperfection, or lack Defect
An excessive localized enlargement or an Artery caused by weakening of the Artery wall Aneurysm
Disease or condition that is present at birth Congenital
Abnormal Aortic Aneurysm AAA
An enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta , the major blood vessels that supplies blood or the body due to weakness (AAA) Abdominal Aortic Aneurisym
Signs of AAA Pulsating sensations around the umbilicus reign, back pain, deep consistent pain on the abdomen of the lumbar region.
Can be asystematic and can occur anytime. AAA
Causes of AAA Tobacco, HTN, hereditary, altersclerosis, disease of the aorta
More susceptible for AAA Caucasian males 60-75 yrs old
Tx of AAA Smoking cessation, surgery if caught early.
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
Range or conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart (ACS) Acute Coronary Syndrome
Start of MI Acute Coronary Syndrome
Occurs when the hearts Aortic Valve narrows Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Stenosis (AS) Aortic Stenosis
Thickening and hardening of the walls of the coronary arteries Arteriosclerosis Heart Disease
Arteriosclerosis Heart Disease (ASHD) Arterisclerosis Heart Disease
Blood circulation disorder that causes the blood vessels outside of your heart and brain to narrow. (PVD) Peripheral Vaccular Disease aka (PAD) Peripheral Atrial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease PVD
Peripheral Arterial Disease PAD
Coronary Artery Disease CAD
Accumulation of fatty deposits along the innermost layer of the coronary arteries. Coronary Artery Disease
Occurs when your heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should be checked by echocardio gram Congestive heart failure
Congested heart failure CHF
Leakage of blood backwards through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts Mitral regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation (MR) Mitral regurgitation
Mitral valve leaflets don't meet allowing backflow of blood into the atrium during Systole Mitral regurgitation
MVP Mitral valve prolapse
Condition in which the two valves flop, the mitral valve doesn't close smoothly (MVP ) Mitral Valve
Jugular venous distention Increased blood volume which can occur with heart failure, or anything that interferes with filling the right atrium or movement of the blood.The right ventricle can increase the central venous pressure and the amount of jugular vein distention
JVD Jugular venous distention
SBE Subacute bacterial Endo caused by a type of bacteria, occurs on damaged valves, if untreated can become fatal with in 6 wks to 1 yr
Sub acute bacterial endocarditis Untreated can become Rheumatic fever
VSD Ventricular septal defect
Hole in the wall separating the two lower chambers of the heart (VSD ) Ventricular spear defect
Sounds during your heart beat cycle such as Whooshing or swishing Murmur
Automatic implantable cardioverter AICD
small device that was placed in the chest or abdomen Automatic implantable cardioverter
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft CABG
Type of surgery that improves blood flow to the heart Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Doctors use this device to help treat irregular heartbeat it's called arrhythmias Automatic Implantable Cardioverter (ACID)
Four different sites to ascueltate a murmur Aorta, Pulmonic Valve, Tricusbid Valve, Mitral Valve.
Created by: Georgia1984