Chapter 9 Terms 7

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Chapter 9 Terms 7

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  • 1. 
    Removal of atheromatous plaque from the lining of a vessel.
  • 2. 
    Surgical incision of a scarred mitral valve to increase the size of the valvular opening.
  • 3. 
    Surgical removal of an embolus
  • 4. 
    A mechanical assist device that consists of an inflatable balloon pump inserted through the femoral artery into the thoracic aorta.
  • 5. 
    A pump that takes over the left ventricle's function in delivering blood into the systemic circuit.
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