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A fatal condition in which the heart cannot pump adequate amounts of blood to tissue and organs.
bundle of HIS
After the electrical impulse of the heart passes through the AV node, it travels next to the
Holter monitor test
ECG taken with a small portable recorder capable of storing information up to 24 hours.
SA node, AV node, AV bundle, Purkinje fibers
Structures through which conduction impulses pass, in sequential order, causing the heart to contract.
right atrium and right ventricle
The tricuspid valve is located between which two chambers of the heart?
rheumatic heart disease
The streptococcal infection that causes damage to the heart valves and the heart muscles.
Acute infection causes by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) characterized by a sore throat, fever, fatigue, and enlarged lymph nodes.
Any endovascular procedure that reopens narrowed blood vessels and restores forward blood flow.
means a vague feeling of bodily discomfort, which may be the first indication of an infection or disease.
Severs pain and constriction about the heart caused by an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood.
MI (myocardial infarction)
Necrosis of an area of muscular heart tissue after cessation of blood supply.
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