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5 Matching questions

  1. coronary bypass surgery
  2. closed system
  3. plasma
  4. varicose veins
  5. pulmonary system
  1. a a vein graft is used to shunt the blood supply around the blocked area in a coronary artery - long recovery time
  2. b Swollen, distended, and knotted veins which usually occur in the lower leg(s). The result from a stagnated or sluggish flow of blood in combination with defective valves and weakened walls of the veins
  3. c the system of blood vessels that carries deoxygenated blood to the lungs and oxygenated blood back to the heart
  4. d A system that is entirely self-contained and does not respond to changes in the environment.
  5. e liquid portion of blood. Colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the insertion of a catheter into the coronary artery through an incision in an artery in the groin. A dye is injected that will be seen on X-ray images to determine blockages
  2. walls of the arteries thicken. harden & lose their elasticity
  3. the system of blood vessels that carries oxygenated blood to the tissues of the body and deoxygenated blood back to the heart
  4. A tough thin membrane that surronds the heart. This prevents the heart getting damaged from rubbing against the inside wall.
  5. small metallic, mesh, cylinder that is inserted into the blocked artery. It remains in place, preventing the artery from closing again

5 True/False questions

  1. venulesvessels that carry blood to the heart


  2. veinssmall veins that drain blood from the capillaries and then join to form a vein


  3. electrocardiographan instrument that detects the electrical signals of the heart. It produces an electrocardiogram


  4. angioplastywhile the catheter is in place a small balloon is threaded through the blockage, it is inflated, and opens the artery


  5. red blood cellsprotect the body against invading microrganisms and toxins


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