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1
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Angina is what?

A

chest pain usually brought on by exertion

2
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Angina is caused by what?

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slow progressive narrowing of coronary vessels therefore less oxygen

3
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What is dysrhythmia is what?

A

abnormal heart rhythm

4
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Dysrhythmia can result when what happens

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Damage or death occurs to purkinje fibers and other conducting tissues

5
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what is pericarditis

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an infection in the pericardial cavity

6
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pericarditis leads to inflammation where

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visceral and parietal pericardia