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CNS/ Cath

ch 24, 25

the two main portions of CNS tissue gray matter & white matter
what is the outer portion of the cortex gray matter
what is the inner portion of the cortex white matter
what is a large band of nerve fibers between right and left hemispheres Corpus callosum
How many pairs of spinal nerves are there 31
Cauda equina means? horse tail/ spinal nerves
what are the 3 continuous membranes that enclose the brain and spinal cord pia mater, arachnoid, subarachnoid space
During myelography how much should the head and shoulders be elevated? 30-45 degrees
what imaging modality is often used first to evaluate head and spine trauma? CT
what modality is used for diagnosis of MS MRI
what modality is used to detect alzheimer's, huntington disease, & schizophrenia PET
What is the interventional radiology procedures used to treat spinal compression fractures and other pathologies of the vertebrel bodies? Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty
What does the Blood-Vascular System consist of heart, arteries, capillaries, veins
What are the 2 circulation circuits of the heart Systemic & Pulmonary
Muscular wall of heart Myocardium
Inner lining of heart Endocardium
Thin membrane that covers the heart Epicardium
What arteries supply blood to the myocardium of heart Coronary arteries
Which system collects fluid from tissue spaces and transports it to blood-vascular system Lymphatic System
What system does not have a pumping system Lymphatic System
Narrowing of a vessel; usually due to atherosclerosis Stenosis
Blockage of a vessel; often caused by atherosclerosis Occlusion
Weakened area of an artery that is "ballooned" Aneurysm
What is the most widely used method of catheterization Seldinger
Most common site for selective angiography Femoral Artery
Used to trap emboli to prevent pulmonary embolism resulting from DVT of lower limbs Inferior Vena Cava Filter
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