Vascular system.txt

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    • tags "Vascular system"
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    • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
    • 1.5 increase of normal diameter
  1. Anastamosis
    Communication between two blood vessels without any intervening capillary network
  2. AO - aorta
    • Largest arterial structure in the body
    • Arises from left ventricle
    • Supply blood to the head, upper and lower extrimeties, and abdoninopelvic cavity
  3. Arteries
    Vascular structure that carry blood away from the heart
  4. Arteriosclerosis
    • Disease of arterial vessels
    • Thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of arterial walls
  5. Arteriovenous fistula
    Comunication between an artery and vein
  6. Atherosclerosis
    Irregularity of aortic wall because of plaque formation
  7. Budd-Charity syndrome
    Thrombosis of the hepatic veins
  8. Capillaries
    Minute vessels that connect the arterial and venous system
  9. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein
    Periportal collateral channels in patients with chronic portal vein obstruction
  10. Common hepatic artery
    Arises from the celiac trunk to supply the liver
  11. Common iliac arteries
    Bifurication of abdominal aorta at the level of umbilicus into common iliac arteries for blood supply of lower extremities
  12. Cystic medial necrosis
    Weakening of the arterial wall
  13. Dissecting aneurysm
    Tear in intima or intima and media of the abdominal aorta
  14. Doppler sample volume
    Selection of exact site of Doppler signal record
  15. Fusiform aneurism
    Circumferential enlargement of a vessel with tapering at both ends
  16. GDA - gastroduodenal artery
    Branch of common hepatic artery that supplies stomach and duodenum
  17. HV - hepatic veins
    Three large veins that drain the liver and empty into IVC at the level of the diaphragm
  18. Hepatofugal
    Away from the liver
  19. Hepatopedal
    Towards the liver
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