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arteries, viens and capillaries
are structures that take blood from the heart to the cells and return blood from the cells back to the heart
small fibrous strands connectiong the edges of the tricuspid valve to the pappilary muscle that are projections of the myocardium.
located between the left atrium and the left ventricle blood flows from the left atrium into the left ventricle
lumonary semilunar valve
found at the orifice of the pulmonary artery it allows blood to travel from right ventricle into the pulmonary artery.
right side of heart
deoxygenated blood flows into the heart from the superior and inferior vena cava.to the right atrium to the tricuspid valve to the right ventricle through the pulminary semilunar valves to the pulmonary arterywhich takes blood to the lungs for oxygen.
left side of heart
oxygenated blood flows into the heart from the lungs by the pulminary veins to the left atrium through the bicuspid valve to the left ventricle to the aorta for general circulation.
indicate some defects in the valves of the heart shen valves fail to close properly a gurgling or hissing sounds will occur.
mitral valve prolapse
which the vale between the left atria and the left ventricle closes imperfectly symptyms are fatigue palpitations headache chest pain and anxiety
coronary artery disease
narrowing of the arteries that supply oxygen and nutrient filled blood heart muscle
rheumatic heart disease
may result of a person having frequent strep throat ifections during childhood
occurs when the ventricles of the heart are unable to contract effectively and blood pools in the heart
CHF congestive heart failure
similar to heart failure but in addition there is edema in the lower extremities
surgical detour or bypass that allows bloodsupply to go around the blocked area of the coronary artery.
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