Hw 8-2 Cardiovascular System

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HW 8-2 Cardiovascular System True False Questions. Write True or False before each statement. 1. False A bronchoscopy is an endoscopic examination of the heart. 2. False Systolic pressure is the lowest pressure against the walls of the blood vessels. 3. False Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) is also known as good cholesterol. 4. True An embolus is a travelling thrombus. 5. True Perfusion is the circulation of blood through tissues. Remove the question marks and fill in the blanks with the correct answers. No abbreviations. 6. Abnormally swollen veins in the legs: Varicose veins. 7. A procedure in which a catheter is passed into a vein or artery and is guided into the heart: cardiac catheterization. 8. The radiography of a vein after injection of a contrast medium to detect incomplete filling of a vein is the process: Intravenous pyelogram 9. Inflammation of a vein: phlebitis 10. A record of a cardiac ultrasound: echocardiogram 11. The most common type of cardiac arrhythmia: atrial fibrillation Word Surgery 12 A- neurysm/o -rrhaphy: the surgical suturing of an aneurysm. 13 Electr/o cardio -graphy: the process of recording the electrical activity of the myocardium. 14 Poly- arter -itis: an inflammation involving several arteries at the same time. 15 Valv/o plasty: the surgical repair or replacement of a heart valve. Choose from the terms listed below and match them to the descriptors. Insert them at the end of the definition. |patent ductus arteriosus |palpitation | |congestive heart failure |hypertensive heart disease | |catheter ablation |tetralogy of Fallot | |coronary artery disease

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