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aneurysmectomy

excision of an aneurysm

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aortostenosis

narrowing of the aorta

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arteritis

inflammation of the artery

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arteriosclerosis

abnormal condition where the arteries harden

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atheroma

tumor containing fatty plaque

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atrium

atrium structure

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cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart

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coronary

pertaining to the heart

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phlebitis

inflammation of the vein

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venous

pertaining to the vein

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thrombolysis

separation/break down of a blood clot

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varicose

pertaining to dilated vein

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vasospasm

involuntary contraction/ twitching of a vessel

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vascular

pertaining to a vessel

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interventricular

pertaining to between the ventricle

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tachycardia

rapid heart condition

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electrocardiogram

record of the electrical activity of the heart

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electrocardiograph

instrument for recording the electrical activity of the heart

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angiography

process of recording the vessel

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aortostenosis

narrowing of the aorta

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bradycardiac

slow heart beat

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endocardium

within the structure of the heart

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epicardium

above the structure of the heart

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pericardium

around the structure of the heart

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SPHYGMOMANOMETER

instrument for measuring the pressure of a pulse

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Diastole

relaxation

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HTN

hypertension

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ECG/EKG

electrocardiogram

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ARRHYTHMIA

condition of without rhythm

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myocardial infarction

an area od dead heart muscle due to a lack of oxygen from a blocked vessel aka heart attack

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MI

heart attack

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ATHEROSCLEROSIS

abnormal condition of a fatty plaque hardening

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coronary artery disease (CAD)

atherosclerosis in the arteries

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CORONARY ANGIOGRAM

recording of the vessels pertaining to the heart

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angina pectoris

a condition where there is severe pain in the chest

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percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

surgical repair of a vessel through the skin through the lumen of the vessel

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(CABG)

coronary artery bypass graft

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Ischemia of myocardial cells

cell death

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ischemia

decreased blood flow

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catheter

tube

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stent

expandable mesh tube

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cerebrovascular accident (CVA)

brain attack

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ischemic

stroke

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hemmorrhagic stroke

a stroke related to the bursting forth of blood

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transvenous cardiac pacemaker

a pacemaker for the heart that passes through the vein

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Auscultation

to listen

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systole

contraction

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murmur

abnormal sounds during heartbeat

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echocardiogram

record of the reflected sound from the heart

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MVP

Mitro valve prolapse

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phlebostenosis

suturing of a vein

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endocarditis

inflammation of the inner lining of the heart

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statins

cholesterol lowering drugs

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beta blockers

decrease HR