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  • The Heart Of Blood Vessels

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    circulation transport deoxygenated blood from the right side of the heart to the lungs. During pulmonary circulation blood picks up oxygen and returns to the left side of the heart. The right atrium and the right ventricle support the pulmonary circulation loop. The systemic circulation carries highly oxygenated blood from the left side of the heart to all of the tissues of the body. During systemic circulation it then removes wastes from body tissues and returns deoxygenated blood to the right side of the

  • Emergency Surgery Is Caused By Weak Blood Vessels That Balloon And Fill With Blood

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    Brain aneurysms are caused by weak blood vessels that balloon and fill with blood which can fatally rupture. Once an aneurysm has ruptured, emergency surgery is needed to prevent the patient from suffering a subarachnoid hemorrhage, a fatal type of stroke. The insertion of a detachable embolic coil can prevent rupturing of aneurysms and the need for emergency surgery. A technical study was conducted which used an experimental model constructed in the necks of swine to simulate a specific type of

  • Heart And Blood Vessel Assessment

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    Jacob Powell Write-up for Heart and Blood Vessels Date: 10/18/2013 Time: 1330 Biographical: G.B., 20, Male, Caucasian, DOB: 01/23/1993, Student, Dr. Wang, Orientated to person, time and place, reliable source of information. No deficits in mental ability. Write-up for Heart: History of Present Illness- Chief Complaint- Fatigue Denies chest pain Fatigue is persistent, but not strong enough to interfere with capabilities Denies associated symptoms Denies medication Denies cough Denies difficulty breathing

  • The Anatomy And Physiology Of Blood Vessels Essay

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    Circulation 1. Compare and contrasts the anatomy and physiology of blood vessels: arteries, veins and capillaries. Why are these differences significant in the overall function of the circulatory system? Please be specific. The arteries are thicker and more elastic because of the fast pumping of blood that leaves the heart to other organs to the body, as where the veins are small due to the low blood flow because of the slow movement from the capillaries to the veins not like the forceful pumping

  • High Blood Pressure Is The Resistance Of Blood Vessels

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    Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels, and the magnitude of this force depends on the cardiac output and the resistance of the blood vessels. When the systolic blood pressure (SBP) which is the pressure as the heart pumps blood around the body is 140 mm Hg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) which is the pressure as the heart relaxes and refills with blood, is 90 mm Hg or more, and the individual is taking antihypertensive medication, it is

  • Cardiovascular Disease : A Disease That Affects The Heart And Blood Vessels

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    heart and blood vessels which may cause various problems relating to the blood flow to the heart. Many complications arise from cardiovascular disease, which may lead up to other life threatening illnesses such as heart attack or stroke. According to the American Heart Association a heart attack occurs when the blood flow of blood to part of the heart is blocked by a blood clot; if the clot cuts the flow of blood part of the heart muscle begins to die. A stroke occurs when blood vessel that supplies

  • The Health History And The Symptoms Of The Heart, Blood Vessels, And Respiratory System

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    Jonas has been experiencing problems pertaining to his heart, blood vessels, and respiratory system. He has had chronic hypertension for 7 years and his doctor prescribed medication for it, but Jonas has not been taking it frequently enough to actually bring his blood pressure down. He usually misses three pills a week, so of the estimated 2,500 hypertension medication doses that he was supposed to take, he has only taken around 1,450 doses. His breathing has suffered as he has shortness of breath

  • The Cardiovascular System Of The Heart And Blood Vessels

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    [The purpose of the cardiovascular system is to circulate blood throughout the body. The cardiovascular system transports gasses, nutrients, and wastes. Also, the cardiovascular system protects the body against infection, regulates temperature, and helps maintain fluid balance within the body.] [Cardiovascular disease is a range of disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Examples of CVD are an arrhythmia, coronary artery disease, and congenital heart disease.] [Tobacco use increases the risk

  • Cardiovascular Disease : The Heart And / Or Blood Vessels

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    prevalent and singularly predominant underlying cause of premature death and disability in the modern world, attributing to 4.35 deaths per year in Europe alone. 1 This general category collectively comprises of all diseases of the heart and/or blood vessels including atherosclerosis, which is a chronic inflammatory disease that manifests in the wall of arteries 2 causing their narrowing and hardening due to the aggregation of fatty plaque deposits. More specifically it affects the intimal layer

  • A Study On Cancer And Cancer

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    Introduction Cancer is defined as diseases that have abnormal growth of cells, and they can invade to other tissues and affect other part of the body ( http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs297/en/). The genes in a cancer cell that are used to regulate cell growth and differentiation have been mutated, and lead to uncontrollable cell growth. After a period of growth, the proliferation of those abnormal cells form a tumor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cancer#cite_note-WHO2014-1). Currently,

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