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
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What is Cardiology

October 13, 2014

The cardiovascular system encompasses the heart, blood vessels and nearly 5 liters of blood, that is constantly moved throughout the  blood viens, and vessels. Its primary responsibility is transporting oxygen, hormones and nutrients, throughout the the body. The heart, which is the size of a closed fist, must pump over 5 liters of blood throughout the body every minute. Cardiology is a medical discipline focused on dealing with heart disorders. This…

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