Surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior lining of an artery A

Surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior

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Surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior lining of an artery. A deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall. Hardening and narrowing of the arteries due to a buildup of cholesterol plaque on the interior walls of the arteries. When the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid, uncontrolled twitching of the muscular heart wall. Electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm. A medication that reduces the workload of the heart by slowing the rate of the heartbeat. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30.
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6/9/2018 MindTap - Cengage Learning ; 7/16 blood dyscrasia bradycardia cardiac arrest cardiac catheterization cardiomyopathy carotid endarterectomy cholesterol chronic venous insufficiency coronary artery disease coronary thrombosis 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40.
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6/9/2018 MindTap - Cengage Learning ; 8/16 Any pathologic condition of the cellular elementsof the blood.31.32. An event in which the heart abruptly stops beating or develops an arrhythmia that prevents it from pumping blood effectively. A diagnostic and treatment procedure in which a catheter is passed into a vein or an artery and is guided into the heart. The term used to describe all diseases of the heart muscle. Surgical removal of the lining of a portion of a clogged carotid artery leading to the brain. A fatty substance that travels through the blood and is found in all parts of the body. A condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves. Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries that reduces blood supply to the heart muscle. Damage to the heart muscle caused by a thrombus blocking a coronary artery. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40.
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6/9/2018 MindTap - Cengage Learning ; 9/16 defibrillation diuretic electrocardiogram embolism embolus endocarditis erythrocytes hemoglobin hemolytic anemia hemostasis 41. 42.
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