Coronary Circulation - • Cause by the bacteria from the mouth ‘attacking’ the heart • Patients with artificial joints,plates or murmurs are

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Coronary Circulation Circulation of blood for the heart Although blood fills the chambers of the heart,the muscle tissue of the heart so thick that it requires coronary blood vessels to delivers blood deep into it Vessels that deliveroxygen rich blood to the myocardium are known as coronary arteries Vessels that remove the deoxygenated blood from the heart muscle are known as coronary veins Bacterial Endocarditis Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart
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Unformatted text preview: • Cause by the bacteria from the mouth ‘attacking’ the heart • Patients with artificial joints,plates or murmurs are at risk Atherosclerosis • Hardening of the arteries • Lipids build up on the inside wall of the vessel causing partial or complete blockage Angina Pectoris • Means sever chest pain • Caused by decreased by a decrease in coronary artery blood flow • Triggered by exercise and emotional stress • Treated with nitroglycerin...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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