Chapter 9 Terms 3

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Cardiac Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Removal or destruction
  • 2. 
    A procedure that reopens a narrowed vessel and restores blood flow.
  • 3. 
    A battery-operated device that generates electrical impulses to regulate the heartbeat.
  • 4. 
    Restoration of cardiac output and pulmonary ventilation after cardiac arrest using artificial respiration and chest compression.
  • 5. 
    Correction of an abnormal cardiac rhythm.
  • 6. 
    Radiographic study of the coronary arteries after introduction of an opaque dye by means of a catheter threaded through the blood vessels into the heart.
  • 7. 
    Surgical creation of a shunt to bypass a blocked coronary artery. 
  • 8. 
    Method for visualizing vessel-narrowing calcium deposits in coronary arteries.
  • 9. 
    Enzyme released in increased amouts from cardiac muscle cells following myocardial infarction.
  • 10. 
    Computed tomography scan used to visualize vessels in the heart and other organs.  Requires only a small amount of dye injected into the arm.
  • 11. 
    Use of an electronic device to stop fibrillation by delivering a brief electric shock to the heart.
  • 12. 
    A noninvasive method that uses ultrasound to visualize internal cardiac structures
  • 13. 
    A compound of protein with lipid.
  • 14. 
    Dilation of a sclerotic blood vessel by means of a balloon catheter inserted into the vessel and then inflated to flatten plaque against the arterial wall.
  • 15. 
    A small metal device in the shape of a coil or slotted tube that is placed inside an artery to keep the vessel open after balloon angioplasty.
  • 16. 
    Evaluation of physical fitness by continuous ECG monitoring during exercise.
  • 17. 
    A protein in muscle cells that regulates contraction.  
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