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In _____ circulation, the blood traveling away from the heart first passes through the aorta on the _____ side of the heart.
Oxygenated blood leaves the heart through the _____ and returns to the heart through the _____.
aorta, venae cavae
The site of exchange between the cells' fluids and the plasma of the circulatory system is at the:
The amount of blood expelled from the left ventricle compared with the total volume filling the ventricle is called:
Lack of oxygen in the blood that is seen as a bluish or grayish discoloration of the skin, nail beds, and/or lips:
An idiopathic disease of the peripheral vascular system that causes intermittent cyanosis and/or erythema of the distal ends of the fingers and/or toes is:
Inflammation of either deep or superficial veins with the formation of one or more blood clots is:
A disease in which the arterial walls become thickened and lose their elasticity, without the presence of atheromas, is
Backflow of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium in systole across a diseased valve is called:
Localized dilation of an artery caused by a congenital or acquired weakness in the wall of a vessel is:
Paroxysmal chest pain often accompanied by shortness of breath and a sensation of impending doom is:
The most common type of cardiac arrhythmia, a series of extremely rapid and irregular atrial contractions, is called:
A physical examination technique of tapping and listening to internal body sounds is abbreviated:
The diagnostic imaging of the heart during exercise on a treadmill, with the use
of radioactive thallium or technetium sestamibi is abbreviated:
Exercise stress test
The diagnostic imaging procedure that images a beating heart by tagging red blood cells with a radioactive substance is:
multiple-gated acquisition (MUGA) scan
Which instrument allows intravenous access for delivery of chemotherapy, antibiotics, IV fluids, and feeding for a prolonged time?
peripherally inserted cener catheter (PICC)
What is the use of ultrasonic waves directed through the heart to study its structure and motion?
The use of radionuclides to diagnose CAD, valvular or congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathy is:
myocardial perfusion imaging
What is an external or implantable device that provides an electric shock to the heart to restore a normal rhythm?
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