HIM exam 4

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HIM exam 4
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  1. valvul/o, valv/o
    valve
  2. vas/o
    vessel
  3. vascul/o
    vessel
  4. ven/o
    vein
  5. ventricul/o
    ventricle, lower heart chamber
  6. arrythmias
    abnormal heart rhythms
  7. bradycardia and heart block (atrioventricular block)
    failure of proper conduction of impulses from the SA node thru the AV node to the AV bundle of His
  8. biventricular pacemaker
    treats delays and abnormalities inventricular contractions, can improve symptons of CHF
  9. coron/o
    heart
  10. myx/o
    blue
  11. ox/o
    oxygen
  12. pericardi/o
    pericardium
  13. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  14. sphygm/o
    pulse
  15. steth/o
    chest
  16. brachi/o
    arm
  17. atri/o
    atrium, upper heart chamber
  18. ather/o
    yellowish plaque, fatty substance meaning porridge
  19. arter/o areri/o
    artery
  20. aort/o
    aorta
  21. incision of a heart valve
    valvotomy
  22. removal of a cloth that has traveled into a blood vessel and suddenly caused occlusion
    embolectomy
  23. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft (to relive ischemia)
  24. PCI
    percutaneous coronary intervention
  25. percutaneous coronary intervention
    ballon tiped catheter is inserted into a coronary artery to open the artery; stents are put in place
  26. removal of the inner lining of an artery to make it wider
    endarterectomy
  27. suture of a blloned out portion of an artery
    aneurysmorrphaphy
  28. removal of plaque from an artery
    atherctomy
  29. type of acute coronary syndome
    STEMI

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