a blood vessel that carries oxygen-poor blood from heart to lungs
chest pain relieved with nitroglycerin
small, pinpoint hemorrhages
contraction phase of the heartbeat
located between the left upper and lower chambers of the heart
sac like membrane surrounding the heart
sensitive tissue in the right atrium wall that begins the heartbeat
blood vessels branching from the aorta to carry oxygen rich blood to the heart muscle
disease of the heart muscle
inflammation of the vein
instrument to measure blood pressure
a local widening of an artery
bluish coloration of the skin
can lead to myocardial infraction, blood is held back from an area, can be caused by thrombotic occlusion of a blood vessel and may be a result of coronary artery disease
high frequency sound waves are transmitted into the chest
incision of a vein
removal of plaque from an artery
an EKG taken during daily activity (electrocardiogram)
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Tetralogy of Fallot
four separate congenital heart defects
the cause of essential hypertension
drug used to strengthen the heartbeat
CK-creatine kinase, LD-lactate dehydrogenase, and AST-aspartate aminotransferase (SGOT)-serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
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