Flashcards in Ischemic Heart Disease Quiz Deck (11):
Normal, resting coronary blood flow is about:
Blood flow in the coronary arteries is higher during systole than it is during diastole.
Blood flow through the coronary system is mostly regulated by
Local metabolic needs
Under resting conditions, cardiac muscle normally consumes
Which is not a modifiable risk factor of coronary artery disease (CAD)
Next to cancer, coronary artery disease (CAD) is the 2nd leading cause of death in industrialized countries.
False, CAD is leading cause of death
pathologic phenomenon occurring in arteries leading to coronary artery
Natural changes in intima and connective tissue leading to hardening of the arteries
fatty lesions that develop on the inside surface of artery
The degree of damage to the heart muscle caused either by slowly developing atherosclerotic constriction of the coronary arteries or by sudden coronary occlusion is determined to a great extent by the