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What is the most common form of heart disease? Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
What is a controlled risk factor of heart disease? Smoking
What procedure widens blocked arteries to remove plaque buildup? Balloon Angioplasty
What procedure restores blood flow to the heart? CA Bypass Gaft Surgery
What is angina? Chest Pain
What is atherosclerosis? Hardening of the arteries
Cholesterol and fatty deposits that build up on the artery wall is know as _____ Plaque
__________ occurs when your heart muscles don't pump blood as well as it should. Congestive Heart Failure
_________ is abrupt loss of heart function. Cardiac Arrest
An irregular heart rhythm is commonly known as _______ Arrhythmia

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

RADIOLOGY Word Search

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X-Ray
Stent
Radiopharmaceutical
Radiologist
Pulmonary Circulation
Pulmonary Artery
Electrocardiography
Electrocardiogram
Echocardiography
Diagnostic Radiology
Diagnosis
Ct Scan
Coronary Arteries
Coronary Angiography
Congestive Heart Failure
Congential Heart Disease
Cardiovascular System
Cardiac Mri
Cardiac Arrest
Capillaries
Blood Pressure
Atherosclerosis
Arteriogram
Aorta
Angioplasty
Angiography

heart disease Word Search

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tobacco
non communicable
risk factor
blood clot
excerise
coronary artery
angioplasty
stroke
hypertension
heart attack
atherosclerosis
arterosclerosis

Heart Disease Crossword

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More people die from heart attack than this and AIDs. cancer
Also known as heart disease. coronary heart disease
Medical term for blood clots. Thrombus
Blood clot in an artery. arterialthrombosis
When a plaque made up of hard cholestrol and other cells build up on the walls of the Coronary arteries. atherosclerosis
Measures and records the electrical activity of the heart. electrocardiogram
Occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked long enough to damage or kill. heart attack
Heart attack without symptoms. silent heart attack
Irregular heartbeat palpitations
Chest pain that occurs when the blood and oxygen can't keep up with the needs of the heart. Angina
A blood condition where there isn't enough Hemoglobin. Anemia
A procedure where they will insert a tube in your arm, leg or groin veins or arterys to allow blood to flow easily. cardiaccatheterization
Heart valve that seperates the right atrium with the right ventricle. Triscupid
Heart valve that seperates the left atrium and left ventricle. Mitral
High blood pressure. Hypertension
Number of heart chambers. four
Specialist in cardiology cardiologist
Damage to the brain because of lack of blood. stroke
When two upper heart chambers quiver. atrial fibrillation
Disease of the heart muscle. cardiomypathy

Chapter 3 Crossword

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Consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood Cardiovascular System
A hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood Heart
The upper chamber of the heart that receives blood that comes into the heart Atrium
The lower chamber of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart Ventricle
A flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward Valve
A group of heart cells that sends out signals that make he heart muscle contract. Pacemaker
Blood Vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Arteries
Tiny, narrow vessels. Capillaries
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Veins
The first branches of the aorta that carry blood to the heart itself. Coronary Arteries
________ is caused by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall. Pulse
Process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration. Diffusion
The force blood exerts against the walls of blood vessels. Blood Pressure
The liquid part of blood Plasma
Deliver oxygen from the lungs to cells elsewhere in the body. Red Blood Cells
________ is an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Hemoglobin
The body's disease fighters. White Blood Cells
_______ are cell fragments that play an important part in forming blood clots. Platelets
The body's drainage system. Lymphatic System
The fluid inside the lymphatic system is called ________. Lymph
Small knobs of tissue. Lymph Nodes
A condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials. Atherosclerosis
A _____________ occurs when blood flow to part of the heart is blocked. Heart Attack
____________ is a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. Hypertension

Coronary Artery Disease puzzle Crossword

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Our presentation is on _________ Artery Disease Coronary
These can gather plaque on their walls leading to strokes and heart attacks Arteries
A _______ occurs when things like inflammatory cells, lipoproteins, and calcium get stuck in an artery Blood Clot
This gathers on the walls of arteries and restricts blood flow Plaque
This is another name for plaque that gathers in an artery Fatty Deposits
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain is blocked Ischemic
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain bursts Hemorrhagic
The symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease are almost all a form of _________ Chest Pain
______ of breath is another symptom of Coronary Artery Disease Shortness
This is something that Coronary Artery Disease is commonly mistaken for Heartburn

CARDIOLOGY/VASCULAR CROSSWORD

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2 words; left atrioventricular valve bicuspidvalve
2 words; right atrioventricular valve tricuspidvalve
2 words; the pacemaker of the heart sinoatrialnode
a condition that is also referred to as the "silent killer" hypertension
recommended diet to manage hypertension DASH
turbulent blood flow that results in blowing, whooshing or rasping sounds that occurs during heartbeat murmur
ECG electrocardiogram
blood pressure below 90/60 hypotension
bluish, purplish discolouration of skin or mucus membranes due to low oxygen saturation cyanosis
2 words; metabolic disorder that causes blood glucose levels to rise diabetesmellitus
low blood potassium levels hypokalemia
deviation form the normal pattern of the heart beat arrhythmia
2 words; life-threatening arrhythmia; diagnosed when there are three or more Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs) in a row ventriculartachycardia
2 words; severe derangement of the heart rhythm; ventricular quiver, no pulse ventricularfibrillation
cardiac arrest rhythm with no electrical activity present on ECG; flat line. asystole
antiplatelet agent commonly given at 81mg ASA
gradual thickening of the arterial wall, resulting in a narrow lumen atherosclerosis
excessive level of lipids in plasma hyperlipidemia
out-pouchings or dilations of the blood vessel wall aneurysm
inflammation of the veins due to formation of thrombus DVT
blood vessel that carries deoxygenated blood back to heart; contains one-way valves vein
bandages used for the management of venous ulcers compression
2 words; solution that is commonly used to clean wounds normalsaline
3 words; pain in a limb that is no longer there phantomlimbpain
resting heart rate below 60 beats per minute bradycardia
change of skin in the lower legs that often occurs in patients with venous insufficiency lipodermasclerosis
2 words; enlarged and twisted veins varicoseveins
surgical procedure that widens an artery with the insertion of a stent angioplasty
anticoagulant that is commonly used to prevent the formation of blood clots dalteparin
medical procedure that delivers electric shocks to restore a normal heart rhythm cardioversion

ECG & Cardiac Crossword

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Insufficient supply of blood to an organ, usually due to a blocked artery Ischemia
cardiac arrest; absence of a heartbeat Asystole
volume of blood in ventricle at the end of diastole Preload
spasmodic, choking, and/or suffocative pain Angina
Force or resistance the heart must pump against to eject blood. Produced by tone of vascular system Afterload
Occurs when the central venous pressure is increased JVD
Distortion or fuzziness of an image sometimes found in ECG’s Artifact
Hardening and thickening of the arterial walls Arteriosclerosis
A form of arteriosclerosis in which a buildup of yellowish plaques of cholesterol, lipids and cellular debris inside of the arteries decreasing the size of the lumen Atherosclerosis
Abnormal narrowing of contraction of a body passage or opening Aortic Stenosis

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword

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When plague builds up on the walls or coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
The type of risk factor you can change Modifiable
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, causing death of a heart muslce Heart Attack
Another name for Coronary Artery Disease Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
The first developmental stage of atherosclerosis fatty streak
The second developmental stage of atherosclerosis fibrous plaque
A modifiable risk factor of CAD obesity
The most dangerous developmental stage of atherosclerosis complicated lesion
A non modifiable risk factor for CAD Ethnicity
If not enough oxygen-carrying blood reaches the heart, the heart may respond with pain called Angina