Flashcards in test 47- heart and blood disorders Deck (25):
the opposite of widening.
complete stoppage of the heart.
inflammation of the heart muscle.
tachycardia is a rapid ....
irregularities in the heartbeat.
death of a muscle due to lack of blood.
turbulent blood flow through a defective valve makes this sound.
battery-operated device to make the heart beat normally.
a healthy heart has 60-100 of these a minute.
.... veins are caused by defective valves in deep lower leg veins.
angina pectoris chest pains are usually brought on by ....
coronary heart disease is due to .... supply of blood to the heart.
platelets and blood cells which collect on one site will cause this.
the person who provides a replacement heart.
the surgeon does this when he joins a piece of vein to the heart.
one of these in a coronary artery will cause the muscle it supplies to die.
atherosclerosis is a build up of fatty ....
a completely new heart!
abnormal swelling in a weakend arterial wall.
insufficient .... and smoking can contribute to heart disease.
a condition in which a valve outlet is too narrow.
it thickens arterial walls and narrows the artery.
a gripping angina chest pain sometimes .... down the arms.
air or liquid are used to .... the balloon in angioplasty.