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  1. -graph
  2. sclerotherapy
  3. cardioversion
  4. my/o
  5. sept/o
  6. coronary angiography
  7. laser ablation
  8. -stenosis
  9. angioplasty
  10. aortography
  11. extravascular
  12. electrocardiography ECG, EKG
  13. -graphy
  14. electr/o
  15. cardiologist
  16. electrocardiograph
  17. angiography
  18. thrombolysis
  19. edema
  20. primary tumor
  21. cardi/o
    coron/o
  22. embolus (plural, emboli)
  23. -rrhexis
  24. -gram
  25. incompetent
  26. coronary
  27. vasography
  28. venostasis (phlebostasis)
  29. angiotensin- converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  30. magnetic resonance imaging MRI
  31. ischemia
  32. stenosis
  33. ventricul/o
  34. -ary
  35. arteri/o
  36. cardiomegaly
  37. aneurysmorrhaphy
  38. heart block
  39. pallor
  40. ather/o
  41. catheter ablation
  42. cardiomyopathy
  43. dyspnea
  44. aneurysm/o
  45. -stasis
  46. septostomy
  47. vasodilators
  48. pulmonary edema
  49. arteriol/o
  50. diaphoresis
  51. bradycardia
  52. -oid
  53. cardiac enzyme studies
  54. bruit (murmur)
  55. -cardia
  56. regurgitation
  57. stress test
  58. cardiac MRI
  59. electrophysiology study (EPS)
  60. -lysis
  61. arthralgia
  62. automatic implanatble cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) insertion
  63. endarterectomy
  64. percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty PTCA
  65. extra-
  66. trans-
  67. phleb/o
    ven/o
  68. biopsy
  69. scler/o
  70. angi/o
    vascul/o
  71. antiarrhythmics
  72. telangiectases
  73. syncope
  74. -ectasis
  75. dissecting aneurysm
  76. valvotomy
  77. atheroma
  78. coarctation
  79. tachycardia
  80. carotid artery disease
  81. hemangioma
  82. Aneurysm
  83. endo-
  84. nitrates
  85. atri/o
  86. multiple-gated acquisition (MUGA) scan
  87. hyperlipidemia
  88. infarction
  89. hemorrhoids
  90. vegetations
  91. mitral valve prolapse (MVP)
  92. open heart surgery
  93. vas/o
  94. arteriorrhexis
  95. peri-
  96. saccular aneurysm
  97. beta- blockers
  98. endocarditis
  99. insufficiency
  100. deep vein thrombosis (DVT) (deep venous thrombosis)
  101. -stomy
  102. calcium channel blockers
  103. coronary artery bypass graft CABG
  104. embol/o
  105. valvuloplasty
  106. -rrhaphy
  107. prophylactic treatment
  108. pericardial
  109. embolectomy
  110. commissurotomy
  111. angina (angina pectoris)
  112. hypotension
  113. doppler
  114. bacteremia
  115. valv/o
    valvul/o
  116. lipid panel
  117. electrocardiogram
  118. thromb/o
  119. statins
  120. metastasized tumor
  121. hemangi/o
  122. vasculitis
  123. tachy-
  124. cardiac catheterization (CC)
  125. arteriogram
  126. malignant melanoma
  127. defibrillation
  128. stent placement
  129. embolism
  130. arrhythmias
  131. diurectics
  132. nuclear perfusion study (thallium scan or cardiolite scan)
  133. aortostenosis
  134. phlebitis
  135. stenotic
  136. varices
  137. angina
  138. aort/o
  139. artiomegaly
  140. single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) MUGA
  141. myocardial
  142. syncope (fainting)
  143. hypertension
  144. fusiform aneurysm
  145. sphygm/o
  146. ultrasonography US
  147. arrhythmia (dysrhythmia)
  148. phlebectasis
  149. arteriolitis
  150. echocardiography
  151. arterial biopsy
  152. Fibrillation
  153. myxoma
  154. venography
  155. brady-
  156. Holter monitor test
  157. sten/o
  158. cardiology
  159. ventricular
  160. sphygmoid
  161. endovascular
  162. arteriosclerosis
  163. atherosclerosis
  164. -osis
  165. thrombosis
  166. palpitation
  1. a -removal of an embolus
    - is a mass including air, bacteria, tissue, or blood clot
  2. b removal of a small piece of tissue for diagnostic purposes
  3. c forming an opening in a septum
  4. d low blood pressure persistently lower than 90/60 mm Hg
  5. e do not function properly
  6. f muscle
  7. g enlargement of the heart
  8. h pertaining to a narrowing or stricture
  9. i placement of a mesh tube inserted into a natural passage or conduit in the body to prevent or counteract disease induced localized flow constriction
  10. j process of recording (an image of) a vessel
  11. k backflow
  12. l enlarged vein in the rectum area
  13. m rapid heart (beat)
  14. n tumor of blood vessels
  15. o procedure used to remove or treat varicose veins
  16. p across
  17. q varicose veins within the esophagus
  18. r blood test that measures the presence and amount of cardiac enzymes in the blood, including Troponin T, troponin I, and creatine kinase
  19. s does not work properly
  20. t ventricle (of the heart or brain)
  21. u slow
  22. v procedure used to determine the cause of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias by mapping the heart's conduction system in a patient by causing arrhythmias
  23. w electricity
  24. x narrowing of the carotid arteries, usually caused by atherosclerosis; may eventually lead to thrombus formation and stroke
  25. y profuse sweating
  26. z medications used to prevent diseases
  27. aa act on kidneys to increase excretion of water and sodium
  28. ab condition in which a mass (commonly a blood clot) becomes lodged in a blood vessel, obstructing blood flow
  29. ac bacteria within the blood
  30. ad suture of an aneurysm
  31. ae incision of a valve to increase the size of the opening
  32. af embolus (plug)
  33. ag removal of a segment of an arterial vessel wall to confirm inflammation of the artery;arteritis, a type of vasculitis
  34. ah cardiac irregularites
  35. ai valve
  36. aj surgical procedure preformed on or within the exposed heart usually with the assistance of a heart lung machine
  37. ak partial or complete loss of consciousness that is usually caused by a decreased supply of blood to the brain
  38. al vein
  39. am surgical repair of a valve
  40. an blood clot
  41. ao tumor of fatty plaque
  42. ap difficulty breathing
  43. aq slow heart (beat)
  44. ar lower cholesterol in the blood and reduce its production in the liver by blocking the enzyme that produces it
  45. as abnormal growths
  46. at pertaining to the heart (vessels)
  47. au record of the electrical (impulses) of the heart
  48. av fluids in the lumgs
  49. aw structural defect in which the mitral (bicuspid) valve leaflets prolapse into the left atrium during ventricular contraction (systole), resulting in incomplete closure and backflow of blood
  50. ax is a tumor growing at the anatomical site where tumor progression began and proceeded to yield a cancerous mas
  51. ay joint pain
  52. az loss of consciousness
  53. ba standing still
  54. bb implantation of a battery powered device that monitors and corrects ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation by sending electric impulses to the heart in patients who are at risk of sudden cardiac death
  55. bc specialized MRI that provides information on both static and moving images of the heart
  56. bd destruction of a blood clot using anticlotting agents called clot-busters, such as tissue plasminogen activator
  57. be mild to severe suffocating pain that typically occurs in the chest and is caused by and inadequate blood flow to the myocardium
  58. bf narrowing, stricture
  59. bg prevent, alleviate, or correct cardiac arrhythmias (dysrhythmias) by stabilizing the electrical conduction of the heart
  60. bh placement of a vessel graft from another part of the body to bypass the blocked part of a coronary artery and restore blood flow the heart (the saphenous vein is commonly used)
  61. bi radiographic images of the inside of a blood vessel after injection of a contrast medium AKA arteriography
  62. bj any endovascular procedure that reopens narrowed blood vessel and restores forward blood flow
  63. bk disease or weakening of the heart muscle that diminishes cardiac function
  64. bl rapid
  65. bm in, withing
  66. bn physician who treats cardiovascular disorders
  67. bo dilation, expansion
  68. bp heart
  69. bq test used in conjunction with a stress test to detect the presence of coronary artery disease CAD that is causing partial obstruction of the coronary arteries
  70. br defibrillation technique using low energy shocks to treat an arrhythmia, and is usually synchronized with the large R waves of the ECG complex to restore normal heart rythm
  71. bs pertaining to (the area) outside a vessel
  72. bt lower blood pressure by inhibiting the conversion of angiotensin I ( an inactive enzyme ) to angiotensin II ( a potent vasoconstrictor)
  73. bu excessive amounts of lipids (cholesterol, phospholipids, and triglycerides) in the blood
  74. bv sensation of an irregular heartbeat, commonly described as pounding, racing, skipping a beat, or flutter
  75. bw blood vessel
  76. bx form of arteriosclerosis characterized by the deposits of plaques containing cholesterol and lipids that narrows the lumen in the arteries
  77. by rupture of an artery
  78. bz blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the body, especially those in the legs or thighs
  79. ca irregularity in the rate or rhythm of the heart
  80. cb localized tissue necrosis due to the cessation of blood supply
  81. cc narrowing of a vessel, especially the aorta
  82. cd abnormal condition of hardening of the artery
  83. ce medical specialty concerned with disorders of the cardiovascular system
  84. cf a blood clot dislodges within the vascular system
  85. cg aorta
  86. ch spider veins
  87. ci noninvasive technique that uses radio waves and a strong magnetic field rather than an x-ray beam to produce high detailed, multiplanar, cross-sectional views of soft tissue
  88. cj inflammation of (blood) vessels
  89. ck tumor that spreads to another area
  90. cl nuclear procedure that uses radioactive tracers to detect how well the heart walls move as they contracts
  91. cm pertaining to
  92. cn separation; destruction; loosening
  93. co dilation of one side of the artery
  94. cp inflammation of a deep or superficial vein of the arms or legs
  95. cq arrhythmia in which there is an interference with the normal transmission of electric impulses from SA node to the Purkinje fibers
  96. cr block movement of calcium ( required for blood vessel contraction) into the myocardial cells and arterial walls, causing heart rate and blood pressure to decrease
  97. cs narrowing, stricture (combining form)
  98. ct US used to visualize internal cardiac structures, produce images of the heart and asses cardiac output
  99. cu -electrical shock delivered randomly during the cardiac cycle to treat emergency life-threatening arrhythmia's
    - is performed when patients do not have a pulse
  100. cv treatment of cardiac arrhythmias usually preformed under fluroscopic guidance
  101. cw around
  102. cx enlargement of the atrium
  103. cy angiography of the aorta and its branches
  104. cz fatty plaque
  105. da elevated blood pressure persistently higher than 140/90 mm Hg
  106. db radiography of a vein after the injection of a contrast medium to detect incomplete filling of a vein, indicating an obstruction
  107. dc inflammation of an arteriole
  108. dd Arrhythmia in which there is an abnormally rapid, uncoordinated quivering of the myocardium that can affect the atria or the ventricles
  109. de abnormal narrowing
  110. df atrium
  111. dg pertaining to (the area) withing a vessel
  112. dh resembling a pulse
  113. di forming an opening (mouth)
  114. dj passage of a catheter into the heart through a vein or artery to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the heart
  115. dk tumor composed of connective tissue
  116. dl process of recording
  117. dm widened blood vessel
  118. dn standing still of (blood in) a vein
  119. do dilation of the entire circumference of the artery
  120. dp dilate blood vessels of the heart, causing an increase in the amount of oxygen delivered to the myocardium, and widen blood vessels of the body, allowing more blood flow to the heart
  121. dq chest pain
  122. dr record of an artery
  123. ds outside
  124. dt ECG taken under controlled exercise stress conditons
  125. du pulse
  126. dv instrument for recording
  127. dw pertaining to heart muscle
  128. dx rupture
  129. dy hardening; sclera (white of eye)
  130. dz artery
  131. ea pertaining to (the area) around the heart
  132. eb surgical separation of the leaflets of the mitral valve which have fused together
  133. ec reduce blood pressure by relaxing the smooth muscle in blood vessels, particularly in the large arteries, arterioles, and large veins, which decrease vascular resistance
  134. ed suture
  135. ee abnormal condition in which a blood clot develops in a vessel and obstructs it at the site of its formation
  136. ef MUGA scan of the heart in which the gamma camera moves in a circle around the patient to create individual images as slices of the heart
  137. eg removal of fatty plaque from the interior of an occluded vessel using a specially designed catheter fitted with a grinding or cutting devic
  138. eh pertaining to a ventricle (chamber of the heart or brain)
  139. ei record, writing
  140. ej soft blowing sound heard on auscultation, associated valvular action or with the movement of blood as it passes an obstruction or both
  141. ek -injection of a chemical irritant (sclerosing agent) into a vein to produce inflammation and fibrosis that destroys the lumen of the vein
    -commonly preformed on varicose veins
  142. el ECG taken with a small portable recording device that is capable of storing 48 hours of ECG tracings
  143. em high-frequency sound waves used to produce an image of internal body structures
  144. en localized abnormal dilation of a vessel, usually an artery
  145. eo paleness
  146. ep series of blood tests used to asses risk factors of ischemic heart disease (test the amounts of various fats in the blood)
  147. eq resembling (suffix)
  148. er a tear in the inner layer causes the cavity to form between the layers of the artery that fills with blood and expands with each heartbeat
  149. es heart condition
  150. et expansion of a vein
  151. eu local, temporary deficiency of blood supply of an organ or tissue due to circulatory obstruction
  152. ev arteriole
  153. ew septum
  154. ex dark pigmented mole or tumor of the skin
  155. ey angiography that is used to determine the degree of stenosis or obstruction of the arteries that supply the heart with blood
  156. ez vessel (usually blood or lymph)
  157. fa vessel; vas deferens; duct
  158. fb US used to asses the blood flow through blood vessels and the heart
  159. fc angioplasty of the coronary arteries in which a balloon is inserted through the skin into the right femoral artery and threaded to the site of stenosis to enlarge the lumen of the artery and restore forward blood flow
  160. fd is an inflammation of the inner lining of the heart and its valves
  161. fe instrument for recording electrical (activity) of the heart
  162. ff block the effect of adrenaline, which slows nerve impulses through the heart, causing a decrease in heart rate
  163. fg narrowing of the aorta
  164. fh fluid within tissues
  165. fi procedure that graphically records the spread of electrical excitation to different parts of the heart using small metal electrodes applied to the chest, arms, and legs
  166. fj abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)