Glossary of Anatomy Heart Clinical
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- Where can one hear the heart valves? (aortic, pulmonary, tricuspid, mitral) - (Hint: "2255' "All Physicians Try Marijuana)
- costa cartilage 2,2,5,5,
aortic, pulmonary, tricuspid, mitral
- what does right side heart failure result in?
- damming up of blood in the venous system, leading to swelling of the liver and the legs (head and neck not so much due to gravity)
- what does left side heart failure lead to?
- accumulation of blood in lungs, failure of LA to distribute to the LV - congestive heart failure - shortness of breath
- what is the SA node supplied by (nerve and artery)?
- RCA and the vagus nerve
- what is the AV node supplied by? (artery)
- Which artery supplies the AV bundles?
- RCA: right AV bund, LCA the left AV bundle
- What happens if blood supply is hindered to the left AV branch as a result of an occlussion of the LCA?
- AV Block --> slower HR
- what are the 3 commonest places of coronary occlussion?
- AV branch of the LAD, RCA and left circumflex
- What is pericardiac tamponade?
What does pericardiac tamponade lead to?
What can be done to remedy this?
- the compression of the heart due to fluid in the percardial sac.
decreased venous return --> decreased diastolic capacity
Percardiocentesis: aspriate fluid at the 5th or 6th intercostal space just left of the sternum
- What is pericarditis?
- inflammation of the parietal serous pericardia... which can be heard
- What is an aneurysm of the aorta?
What can this cause?
- it is a dilation forming a sac
it can compresses the L. Recurrent Laryngeal nerve leading to horseness and dyspnea and difficulty swallowing
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