Chapter 8 Cardiovascular System Diseases And Disorders

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Chapter 8 Disease Condition Vocabulary. It Is Based On The Cardiovascular System Diseases And Disorders.

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Vessel Surgical Repair
 
Angioplasty
Screens for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) by measuring the blood pressure at the ankle and in the arm. Divide the two systolic blood pressures, the normal ABI is 1.0.
 
Ankle-brachial index (ABI) test
listening to the heart and movement of the blood in the vessels with a stethescope
 
Auscultation
invasive procedure used to sample the blood in the chambers of the heart to determine the oxygen content and blood pressure in the chambers.
 
Cardiac catheterization
an unusual strong, rapid, or irregular heart rate that is so abnormal that the individual “can feel” it.
 
Cardiac palpitations
Blue condition
 
Cyanosis
When the heart is at rest
 
Diastolic
device placed over arteries to magnify the sound of blood flow.
 
Doppler
the picture produced during an electrocardiograph of the heart action
 
Electrocardiogram
Material floating in the blood
 
Embolus
inside artery excision (opening the artery and cleaning out the plaque).
 
Endarterectomy
Loss of circulating blood volume
 
Exsanguination
wild and uncoordinated heart rhythm
 
Fibrillation
Blood in the chest cavity
 
Hemothorax
condition of developing muscle cramps that are relieved with rest and increase with activity.
 
Intermittent Claudication
Lack of oxygen
 
Ischemia
Inner open space of width
 
Lumen
Abnormal sound in the heart of vascular system
 
Murmur
Openness
 
Patency
to pour through or supply with blood
 
Perfusion
Fatty cholesterol containing deposits.
 
Plaque
When the heart beats
 
Systolic
Rapid heart beat
 
Tachycardia
Blood clot attached to a vein or artery
 
Thrombus