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Heart stroke

Heart stroke

impact of the apex of the heart against the wall of the chest.

Synonym: angina pectoris.


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biology need help??

Which of the following are true of coronary bypass or heart valve surgery? a. The risk of having a stroke following angioplasty is approximately 2.5% that of CABG. b. The risk to life of heart valve ...

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by zak
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: biology need help??
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The heart

Hello I was just wondering, because I know that the heart can increase it's rate according to various stimuli what determines whether ... increases the frequency of it's contraction or the strength of the beats/ stroke volume and does it vary depending on intensity of exercise ?

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by Drredfrizzle
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The heart
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Views: 952

The Heart

... node (AV) down the purkinje fibres in the centre of the heart, causing it to contract from the bottom upwards (so the ventricles ... time. Otherwise all correct, and just the reverse for epinephrine. 1. Stroke volume in the amount of blood pumped from a single ventricle and so ...

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Heart
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... term for several afflictions of the cardiovascular system - the heart and blood vessels of the body. These afflictions are Coronary Heart ... Angina, Coronary Thrombosis and Myocardial Infarction and Stroke. Apart from the high mortality rate - it is estimated that CVD kills ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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Re: Why do women live longer than men?

... (bad) cholesterol than men on average, which decreases their risk for heart disease and stroke. However, engaging in regular exercise can shift the balance, increasing HDL and decreasing ...

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by Anonymous
Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:25 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do women live longer than men?
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