Ch 8 Words Part 7

  1. arteriotomy
    incision into an artery
  2. arterioplasty
    repair of an artery
  3. arteriorrhaphy
    suturing the opening of an artery
  4. auscultation
    listening to internal sounds to determine abnormalities of heart function
  5. stethoscope
    instrument for auscultation
  6. cardiac catherization
    insertion of a catheter through a blood Bessel leading into the heart
  7. catheter
    narrow flexible tube
  8. cardiac pacemaker
    • battery powered device that is implanted under the skin and wired to the wall of the heart to produce timed electric pulses that replace the function of the SA node
    • treatment for heart block
  9. cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    emergency procedure that is used to restore breathing by a combination of chest compression and artificial ventilation at intervals
  10. coronary artery bypass graft
    • CABG
    • removing blood vessel from another part of the body and inserting it into the coronary circulation
  11. coronary stent
    • implanted into coronary artery that is occluded to restore blood flow to an oxygen deprived area
    • prevent closure of a coronary artery after angioplasty
  12. stent
    artificial, metallic scaffold that is used to anchor a surgical implant, or graft
  13. defibrillation
    an electric charge applied to the chest wall to stop the heart conduction system momentarily and restart it with a normal heart rhythm
  14. automated external defibrillator
    • AED
    • electric charge is applied to the skin of the chest with paddles
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Ch 8 Words Part 7
Ch 8 Words Part 7