Cardiovascular System 2

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kmkulit
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Cardiovascular System 2
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2013-10-05 03:17:21
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Cardiovascular
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Pathology
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  1. arrythmia
    Abnormal heart rhythms.
  2. congenital heart disease
    Abnormalities in the heart at birth.
  3. congestive heart failure
    Heart is unable to pump its required amount of blood.
  4. coronary artery disease
    Disease of the arteries surrounding the heart.
  5. endocarditis
    Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart.
  6. hypertensive heart disease
    High blood pressure affecting the heart.
  7. mitral valve prolapse (MVP)
    Improper closure of the mitral valve.
  8. murmur
    Extra heart sound, heard between normal beats.
  9. percarditis
    Inflammation of the membrane (pericardium surrounding the heart.
  10. aneurysm
    Local widening (dilation) of an arterial wall.
  11. deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
    Blood clot (thrombus) forms in a large vein, usually in a lower limb.
  12. hypertension (HTN)
    High blood pressure.
  13. peripheral arterial disease
    Blockage of arteries carrying blood to the legs, arms, kidneys and other organs.
  14. varicose veins
    Abnormally swollen and twisted veins, usually occurring in the legs.

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