Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

February 19, 2016

Coronary artery disease, CAD also knows as ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a group of diseases that included: unstable angina, stable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden coronary death. Coronary artery disease is considered a cardiovascular disease, which is the most common condition. A common symptom that individuals experience is chest pain and discomfort that can spread throughout the body, to the shoulder, neck, back, arm and even jaw. There are…


What is Coronary Bypass Surgery?

L'intervento di bypass coronarico è una procedura che devia il flusso di sangue attorno a una sezione del cuore parzialmente bloccata o completamente bloccata. Crea un nuovo percorso verso il cuore; le procedure di bypass coronarico migliorano il flusso di sangue al muscolo cardiaco.
February 17, 2016

Coronary bypass surgery is a procedure that diverts the flow of blood around a the section of the heart that is partially blocked or entirely blocked. It creates a new pathway to the heart; the coronary bypass procedures improve the blood flow to the heart muscle. During he coronary bypass surgery, the surgeon will take a healthy blood vessel from the patient’s arm leg or chest and connect to other…


What is Cardiovascular Disease?

Cardiovascular Disease is a disease of the heart and blood vessels, its also called heart disease. Heart disease can include many different problems, which are associates with atheroscleroisis. Atheroscierosis is a ailment that develops when there plaque built up around the arteries. This buildup narrows the arteries and makes it more difficult for blood to transfer through. If blood clots were to from in the artery, it can cause the…

October 24, 2014

Cardiovascular System Physiology

October 21, 2014

There several critical functions of the body’s cardiovascular system: 1 Transportation of  materials and chemicals, 2) To regulate of the body’s homeostasis levels, 3) Protect the body from pathogens 1. Transporting  materials from one part of the body to other body tissues is a major function of the cardiovascular system. The blood delivers oxygen and essential nutrients, as well as remove waste and carbon dioxide that is processed from  the body….


Understanding Blood Vessels

Blood vessels are a then  layer of  squamous epithelium, also called endothelium, which keeps your blood cells inside the blood vessels. Endothelium, also keeps blood clots from forming. The endothelium lines the body’s entire circulatory system, extending form the heart’s interior, called the endocardium. There are three primary types of blood vessels: Veins, Arteries and Capillaries. Blood vessels names are based on the region of the body they carry blood through…

October 17, 2014