Cardiovascular part3

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Floe
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Cardiovascular part3
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2012-02-25 00:18:08
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  1. What are the 3 layers of blood vessel walls?
    • *Tunica Intima
    • *Tunica Media
    • *Tunica Externa
  2. Vasa vasorum
    Blood vessels that supply another blood vessel
  3. Capillary walls are composed of what layer?
    Endothelium ( Tunica Intima )
  4. Capillary pressure gradients
    *inward for of Osmotic pressure 24mm Hg

    *Hydrostatic pressure against wall 35mm Hg
  5. Drugs to treat Hypertension:
    Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
    Block formation of angiotensin, preventing vasoconstriction.
  6. Drugs to treat Hypertension:
    Beta Blockers
    Lowers heart rate
  7. Drugs to treat Hypertension:
    Calcium channel blockers
    Dilate blood vessels by keeping calcium ions out of muscle cells in vessel walls.
  8. Drugs to treat Hypertension:
    Diuretics
    Increase urine output, lowering blood volume

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