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CONDITION
CARDIOTOXICITY
ARTERITIS
CARDIOLOGY
CARDIAC ANATOMY
ABIOCOR
AFTERLOAD
ANEURYSM OF SINUS OF VALSALVA
ANGIOGRAM
ANGIOPLASTY
AORTA
AORTIC VALVE REPAIR
AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT
AORTIC COARCTATION
AORTIC DISSECTION
AORTIC VALVULOPLASTY
APEX BEAT
ARRHYTHMIA
ARTERY
ARTIFICIAL HEART VALVE
ARTIFICIAL HEART
ATHEROMA
ATHEROSCLEROSIS
ATRIA
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
ATRIOVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT
AUSTIN FLINT MURMUR
BALLISTOCARDIOGRAPHY
BALLOON
BANGUNGOT
BLALOCK-TAUSSIG SHUNT
BLOOD
BRADYCARDIA
BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE
CARCINOID SYNDROME
CARDIAC STRESS TEST
CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
CARDIAC CYCLE
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
CARDIAC ENZYMES
CARDIAC OUTPUT
CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER
CARDIAC SURGERY
CARDIAC TAMPONADE
CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
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Condition

  1. The condition was associated with blunt chest trauma in all patients: motor vehicle accidents in twelve and an explosion of a tank of compressed air in one. (Web site)
  2. The condition was first described in 1963 by Dr. Jack Rubinstein and Dr. Hooshang Taybi who recognized this pattern in seven unrelated children.

Cardiotoxicity

  1. Cardiotoxicity is a common and potentially devastating side effect of antineoplastic drug therapy. (Web site)
  2. Cardiotoxicity is a common complication of chemotherapy. (Web site)
  3. Cardiotoxicity is a condition when there is damage to the heart muscle. (Web site)
  4. Cardiotoxicity is a harmful side effect that may be caused by breast cancer chemotherapy agents such as anthracyclines. (Web site)
  5. Cardiotoxicity is a rare but very serious side effect of 5- fluorouracil (5-FU) treatment.

Arteritis

  1. Abstract: Takayasu-s arteritis (TA) is a chronic large vessel vasculitis.
  2. The American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria for the classification of Takayasu arteritis.
  3. Takayasu---s arteritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the largest blood vessel in the body (the aorta) and its branches.

Cardiology

  1. Cardiology is the branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels.
  2. Cardiology is the study of diseases of the cardiovascular system.
  3. Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels.

Cardiac Anatomy

  1. A thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy is a prerequisite for successful electrophysiologic procedures.
  2. Features: The first part of the book covers basic cardiac anatomy and physiology and the pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia. (Web site)
  3. A comprehensive overview of normal cardiac anatomy, physiology, and heart sounds is provided as a basis for understanding abnormal sounds. (Web site)

Abiocor

  1. AbioCor is a fully implantable replacement heart.
  2. AbioCor is an artificial heart developed by the Massachusetts -based company ABIOMED (see AbioMed). (Web site)
  3. AbioCor is an artificial heart developed by the Massachusetts -based company AbioMed. (Web site)
  4. The AbioCor is a hydraulically driven pump.
  5. The AbioCor is the only artificial heart without wires piercing through the skin, reducing the chance of infection. (Web site)

Afterload

  1. Afterload is a measure of the pressure at which the ventricle must exert its force to eject the blood.
  2. Afterload is the amount of tension the ventricles must develop to eject the blood through the semilunar valves.
  3. Afterload is the force against which the ventricles must act in order to eject blood. (Web site)
  4. Afterload is the last of the concepts upon which function is determined.
  5. Afterload was elevated in both groups before the study children started GH therapy. (Web site)

Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva

  1. Aneurysm of sinus of valsalva is a rare anomaly.
  2. Aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva is a rare cardiac lesion that may be acquired or congenital.

Angiogram

  1. An angiogram is a special form of x-ray that permits the diagnosis of blockages (occlusions) or narrowings (stenosis) in the arteries of the body. (Web site)
  2. An angiogram is a study of the blood vessels in the body.
  3. An angiogram is a technique where x-rays are used to examine blood vessels.
  4. An angiogram is an expensive test and is not available in all communities. (Web site)
  5. An angiogram is an image of your blood vessels, similar to an x-ray.

Angioplasty

  1. Angioplasty is a common medical procedure and is generally safe, but there is a small risk of serious complications.
  2. Angioplasty - A nonsurgical technique for treating diseased arteries by temporarily inflating a tiny balloon inside an artery. (Web site)
  3. Angioplasty is a cardiology procedure that can be used to open blocked coronary arteries.
  4. Angioplasty is a common medical procedure and major complications are rare.
  5. Angioplasty is a common medical procedure.

Aorta

  1. AORTA: The main blood vessel which arises from the left ventricle and carries the blood from the heart to the rest of the body (see f igure 7).
  2. Aorta - The largest artery in the body and the initial vessel to supply blood from the heart. (Web site)
  3. Aorta - The main artery which takes blood from the heart into the circulation around the body (systemic circulation). (Web site)
  4. Aorta: A Blood Vessel that receives blood from the left ventricle and distributes it to the body. (Web site)
  5. Aorta: The large artery that receives blood from the left ventricle of the heart and distributes it to the body.
  6. Aorta: the main systemic artery of the body, emerging directly from the left ventricle.
  7. The aorta is the big blood vessel leading from the heart to the rest of the body.
  8. The aorta is the body's largest artery, which carries oxygen-rich blood from the left side of the heart to the rest of the body.
  9. The aorta is the large artery that carries oxygen-rich blood away from your heart out to the rest of the body.
  10. The aorta is the large artery that originates in the left ventricle (lower chamber) of the heart.

Aortic Valve Repair

  1. Aortic Valve Repair is a surgical procedure used to correct some aortic valve disorders.
  2. Aortic valve repair is a surgical procedure used to correct some aortic valve disorders as an alternative to aortic valve replacement.
  3. Aortic valve repair is a surgical procedureused to correct some aortic valve disorders.
  4. Aortic valve repair is a technique in evolution.
  5. Aortic valve repair is only an option for leaky aortic valves, not stenotic valves.

Aortic Valve Replacement

  1. Aortic valve replacement is a cardiac surgery procedure in which a patient's aortic valve is replaced by a different valve.
  2. Aortic valve replacement is a cardiac surgery procedure in which a patients aortic valve is replaced by a different valve. (Web site)
  3. Aortic valve replacement is a common procedure in elderly patients. (Web site)
  4. Aortic valve replacement is a procedure in which surgery is used to repair or replace a diseased aortic heart valve.
  5. Aortic valve replacement is a surgical procedure in which a patient's aortic valve is replaced by a different valve. (Web site)

Aortic Coarctation

  1. Aortic coarctation is a birth defect (congenital disorder) in which part of the aorta is narrowed.
  2. Aortic coarctation is a congenital anomaly of unknown etiology.
  3. Aortic coarctation is a congenital heart defect, which means it is present at birth.
  4. Aortic coarctation is a localized narrowing or abrupt constriction of the aortic arch anywhere along its length.
  5. Aortic coarctation is a narrowing of part of the aorta (the major artery leading out of the heart).

Aortic Dissection

  1. An aortic dissection is a split that occurs between the intima and the media.
  2. An aortic dissection is a tear in the inner layer of the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the body.
  3. An aortic dissection is a tear in the inner lining of the aorta. (Web site)
  4. An aortic dissection is classified as type A or B depending on where it begins and ends. (Web site)
  5. An aortic dissection is the splitting of the wall of the aorta resulting in the formation of a second channel through which blood may pass.
  6. Aortic dissection is a breaking down of the wall of the aorta. (Web site)
  7. Aortic dissection is a catastrophic cardiovascular disease associated with high morbidity and mortality. (Web site)
  8. Aortic dissection is a condition in which there is bleeding into and along the wall of the aorta (the major artery from the heart).
  9. An aortic dissection is a life-threatening emergency.

Aortic Valvuloplasty

  1. Aortic valvuloplasty is the repair of a stenotic aortic valve using a balloon catheter inside the valve. (Web site)

Apex Beat

  1. Apex beat is the palpable cardiac impulse.
  2. The apex beat is the furthermost point outwards (laterally) and downwards (inferiorly) from the sternum at which the cardiac impulse can be palpated. (Web site)

Arrhythmia

  1. ARRHYTHMIA: An abnormal rhythm or irregularity of the heart beat.
  2. An arrhythmia is a change in the regular beat of the heart.
  3. An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat.
  4. An arrhythmia is a change or disruption in the normal pattern or ---rhythm--- of your heartbeat.
  5. An arrhythmia is an abnormal heart beat. (Web site)

Artery

  1. Artery - A blood vessel which carries blood away from the heart. (Web site)
  2. Artery - A vessel that carries oxygen-rich blood to the body. (Web site)
  3. Artery: A vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
  4. Artery: A vessel that carries blood high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body.
  5. Artery: A vessel that transports the blood from the heart to the body. (Web site)

Artificial Heart Valve

  1. An artificial heart valve is a device which is implanted in the heart of patients who suffer from valvular diseases in their heart. (Web site)
  2. An artificial heart valve is a man-made device that is used to replace a heart valve that is not working well.
  3. An artificial heart valve is a man-made device used to replace a heart valve that is not working well.
  4. Artificial heart valve: A mechanical artificial heart valve with a pivoting disc.
  5. The artificial heart valve is a minuscule device that has had enormous reach and impact over the decades.

Artificial Heart

  1. An artificial heart is a device that is implanted into the body to replace the original biological heart.
  2. An artificial heart is a prosthetic device that is implanted into the body to replace the biological heart .
  3. An artificial heart is a prosthetic device that is implanted into the body to replace the original biological heart.
  4. Artificial heart: the debate goes on.
  5. The Artificial Heart is a bridge to transplant for patients with end-stage biventricular heart failure who are waiting for a donor human heart. (Web site)

Atheroma

  1. Atheroma is a fatty substance that deposits within the inside lining of arteries. (Web site)
  2. Atheroma: The material that obstructs an artery. (Web site)

Atherosclerosis

  1. Atherosclerosis is a chronic immunoinflammatory, fibroproliferative disease of large and medium-sized arteries fuelled by lipid ( 5,12,13).
  2. Atherosclerosis - A disease process that leads to the buildup of a waxy substance, called plaque, inside blood vessels. (Web site)
  3. Atherosclerosis is a chronic condition that narrows arteries by building fat-filled bulges in the arterial walls.
  4. Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease involving the coronary, carotid, and aorto-femoral vascular beds that represents the major cause of death worldwide. (Web site)
  5. Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the arterial wall 1–3 with enormous epidemiological relevance. (Web site)

Atria

  1. ATRIA: The filling chambers of the heart, one on the right side and one on the left.
  2. Atria were differentiated by their wall structure and by their dilatation in systole in cine images, and were excluded from the ventricular cavity. (Web site)
  3. Atria: The plural of atrium. (Web site)
  4. The atria are connected to the incorrect ventricles and the great arteries also come from the wrong ventricles (transposition). (Web site)
  5. The atria are the chambers that fill with the blood returning to the heart from the body and lungs.

Atrial Fibrillation

  1. ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A common type of arrhythmia.
  2. Atrial Fibrillation - An overview of atrial fibrillation.
  3. Atrial Fibrillation - The human heart has four chambers.
  4. Atrial Fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia.
  5. Atrial fibrillation is a change in your heart rhythm.

Atrioventricular Septal Defect

  1. Atrioventricular septal defect is a common lesion, and many decisions about it are based on echocardiography alone.
  2. Atrioventricular septal defect is a serious heart problem that usually causes heart -related symptoms.
  3. Atrioventricular septal defect was an isolated cardiac lesion in 20 cases, of which 16 fetuses (80%) had chromosomal abnormalities.
  4. The atrioventricular septal defect was an isolated cardiac lesion at the fetal echocardiogram in 20 cases.

Austin Flint Murmur

  1. An Austin Flint murmur is a mid- to late-diastolic rumble, which is best heard at the apex.
  2. An Austin Flint murmur is a mid-diastolic, low-pitched rumbling heard at the apex.
  3. Austin Flint murmur is a mid-diastolic rumbling audible in subjects with severe aortic regurgitation. (Web site)
  4. Austin Flint murmur: A murmur due to aortic regurgitation , originating at .
  5. The Austin Flint murmur is an apical diastolic rumble associated with significant aortic regurgitation. (Web site)

Ballistocardiography

  1. Ballistocardiography is a well established field of heart research in humans, see C. K. Friedbert, "Diseases of the Heart," Saunders Co.
  2. Ballistocardiography is a non-invasive technique for the assessment of cardiac function.
  3. This simplified example illustrates the principle of ballistocardiography, but in practice a more sophisticated model of heart function is used. (Web site)

Balloon

  1. A balloon is a flexible bag normally filled with gas. (Web site)
  2. Balloon: A procedure in which a balloon is inserted into a narrowed area of the heart. (Web site)
  3. The balloon was held at this pressure for 5 minutes.
  4. The balloon was repositioned in two patients, in view of poor augmentation. (Web site)
  5. The balloon was then deflated and withdrawn.

Bangungot

  1. Victims of bangungot have not been found to have any organic heart diseases or structural heart problems. (Web site)
  2. Filipinos believe ingesting high levels of carbohydrates just before sleeping causes bangungot. (Web site)
  3. Bangungot is rarely observed in the Western world, and appears to occur more commonly among young men in East and Southeast Asian countries.

Blalock-Taussig Shunt

  1. A Blalock-Taussig shunt is a reasonably safe procedure, with a risk of death below 1%. (Web site)
  2. A Blalock-Taussig shunt is a reasonably safe procedure.
  3. The Blalock-Taussig shunt is a surgical procedure to give palliation to cyanotic heart defects which are common causes of blue baby syndrome. (Web site)

Blood

  1. Blood was centrifuged for 10 minutes at 4- C and the serum stored at -70- C until analyzed (3-6months).
  2. Blood was collected for measurement of total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC), non-HDLC, testosterone, and 17β-estradiol. (Web site)
  3. Blood was collected for measurement of total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC), non-HDLC, testosterone, and 17beta-estradiol. (Web site)
  4. Blood was drawn by intravenous forearm catheter two hours after each test meal and later assayed for ghrelin, leptin, and norepinephrine.
  5. Blood was drawn during the morning because PAI-1 concentrations peak during this period. (Web site)

Bradycardia

  1. Bradycardia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat.
  2. Bradycardia is a common clinical finding. (Web site)
  3. Bradycardia is a heart rate that is less than 60 beats per minute. (Web site)
  4. Bradycardia is a pulse rate that is too slow. (Web site)
  5. Bradycardia is a slower than normal heart rate.

Brain Natriuretic Peptide

  1. Brain natriuretic peptide is a marker of diastolic wall stress in heart failure.
  2. Brain natriuretic peptide is a novel cardiac hormone. (Web site)
  3. Brain natriuretic peptide is a predictor of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity.
  4. Brain natriuretic peptide is a prognostic parameter in chronic lung disease.
  5. Brain natriuretic peptide is a sensitive measure of cardiac function (19–21).

Carcinoid Syndrome

  1. Carcinoid syndrome is a group of symptoms and signs associated with carcinoid tumours. (Web site)
  2. Carcinoid syndrome is a group of symptoms associated with carcinoid tumor (see bronchial adenoma ). (Web site)
  3. Carcinoid syndrome is the pattern of symptoms exhibited by people with carcinoid tumors.
  4. Carcinoid syndrome is the pattern of symptoms seen in people with carcinoid tumors. (Web site)
  5. The carcinoid syndrome is a combination of symptoms caused by the hormones released by the tumors into the blood stream. (Web site)

Cardiac Stress Test

  1. A Cardiac Stress Test is a test to show how your heart functions when your heart rate is increased.
  2. A cardiac stress test is the analysis of the heart's electrical activity and rhythms before, during and after exercising on a treadmill or bicycle.

Cardiac Catheterization

  1. A cardiac catheterization is a diagnostic study of the heart. (Web site)
  2. A cardiac catheterization is a general term for a group of procedures that are performed using this method, such as coronary angiography. (Web site)
  3. A cardiac catheterization is a general term for a group of procedures that are performed using this method. (Web site)
  4. A cardiac catheterization is a procedure which gives cardiologists the definitive picture of heart function and the coronary arteries.
  5. A cardiac catheterization is a test performed in the hospital where a thin tube or catheter is inserted into an artery and guided to the heart. (Web site)

Cardiac Cycle

  1. Cardiac cycle is the cycle of muscular activities that takes place in the heart and result in ejecting blood from the heart.
  2. Cardiac cycle is the term used to describe the sequence of events that occur as a heart works to pump blood through the body.
  3. The cardiac cycle is a description of the mechanical activity of the heart as it pumps blood.
  4. The cardiac cycle is a series of events from one heartbeat to the next. (Web site)
  5. The cardiac cycle is defined as the period from the beginning of one heartbeat to the beginning of the next beat.

Cardiac Electrophysiology

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiology is a kind of evaluation of cardiac function, the precise method.
  2. Cardiac electrophysiology is a division of cardiology that tests, diagnoses and treats heart rhythm abnormalities.
  3. Cardiac electrophysiology is a field with a rich history of integrative modeling. (Web site)
  4. Cardiac electrophysiology is a relatively young subdiscipline of cardiology and internal medicine. (Web site)
  5. Cardiac electrophysiology is a subspecialty of cardiology. (Web site)

Cardiac Enzymes

  1. Cardiac enzymes are found in heart tissue, and they serve as catalysts for the heart---s various biochemical reactions. (Web site)
  2. Cardiac enzymes are released from heart tissues if cardiac muscles are damaged as a result of AMI (acute myocardial infarction).
  3. Cardiac enzymes are therefore not useful in diagnosing a myocardial infarctionin the acute phase. (Web site)
  4. Cardiac enzymes is a cardiac enzymes, but pioneer in cardiac enzymes. (Web site)
  5. Cardiac enzymes were measured serially after the procedure for all in-hospital patients maintained in our hospital.

Cardiac Output

  1. Cardiac output - The amount of blood the heart pumps through the circulatory system in one minute. (Web site)
  2. Cardiac output is a determinant of the initial concentrations of propofol after short-infusion administration. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac output is a fancy way of describing the amount of blood the heart can pump in a minute.
  4. Cardiac output is a function of heart rate and stroke volume. (Web site)
  5. Cardiac output is a mathematical model of systole.

Cardiac Sonographer

  1. Thank you for your interest in the Cardiac Sonographer position.
  2. The Registered Cardiac Sonographer is a trained specialist who is qualified to perform echocardiograms.
  3. Borgess Medical Center, located in Kalamazoo, MI., currently has an excellent first shift opportunity for a Cardiac Sonographer.

Cardiac Surgery

  1. Cardiac Surgery is a waste field which cannot be summarize in a single book.
  2. Cardiac surgery was performed with transesophageal echocardiography monitoring. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac surgery was responsible for most cases of type A dissection, whereas coronary interventions accounted for most cases of type B dissections.

Cardiac Tamponade

  1. Cardiac Tamponade is a life-threatening emergency, requiring immediate medical treatment.
  2. Cardiac Tamponade is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that requires immediate hospitalization and treatment.
  3. Cardiac Tamponade is a very serious condition that can be life-threatening if untreated.
  4. Cardiac tamponade is a Medical Emergency condition where liquid accumulates in the Pericardium in a relatively short time.
  5. Cardiac tamponade is a build-up of fluid in the pericardium, which is the thin membrane around the heart.

Cardiogenic Shock

  1. Cardiogenic shock is a catheter laboratory emergency.
  2. Cardiogenic shock is a condition of systemic tissue hypoperfusion due to heart muscle incapacity to provide adequate output for organism needs 6. (Web site)
  3. Cardiogenic shock is a disease state where the heart is damaged enough that it is unable to supply sufficient blood to the body.
  4. Cardiogenic shock is a disease state where the heart is damaged to the degree that it is unable to supply sufficient blood to the body.
  5. Cardiogenic shock is a form of acute circulatory failure that is caused by cardiac dysfunction despite an adequate fluid status.

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