CVDpost - Cardiovascular Disease and Women The Heart Truth...

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Cardiovascular Disease and Women
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The “Heart Truth”
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10 CARDIOVASCULAR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE DISEASE DEATH RATES FOR HEART DISEASE OF WOMEN, AGES 45+
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10 THE HEART CROSS-SECTION
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goes to lungs… O2 poor blood…. O2 rich blood. . Lft trium…ventricle. .
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Arrythmias Normal A fib V fib
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10 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF THE HEART Categories of Cardiovascular Diseases: Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hypertension (HBP) Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Disease-heart loses ability to pump Congenital Heart Disease-present in baby Rheumatic Heart Disease-bacterial infection Angina Pectoris-chest pain, insufficient supply Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)-extremities
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10 Coronary Heart Disease: Arteriosclerosis - generic term describing any disease of the arteries that leads to thickening and hardening of artery walls Atherosclerosis Myocardial Infarction Thrombus Congestive Heart Failure: weak heart muscles that cannot perform the pump function with proper vigor
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course HLTH 471 taught by Professor Carolynvoorhees during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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CVDpost - Cardiovascular Disease and Women The Heart Truth...

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