Essays Tagged: "Aorta"

The Heart, It's Diseases, and Functions

rior is really the biggest. These veins have a lot ofcarbon dioxide and have oxygen-poor blood. The aorta is the biggestartery in the whole body. Which will be covered in the report. Thepulmonary vein ... icleThe left ventricle gives a powerful pumping actionto send the oxygen enriched in blood into the aorta. The aorta is theprincipal artery which subdivides and delivers the blood to the body'stissues ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Biologirapport omkring blodtryk og puls.

iske, når hjertet slapper af og fyldes med blod. Når blodet pumpes ud af hjertet gennem aorta og arterierne, altså under systolen, opstår der et tryk på arterievægg ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The movement cycle of the erythrocyte (or red blood cell).

ventricle is so forceful that the cells move at high pressure into the aortic arch and on into the aorta. The cell then is pumped passed the opening to the coronary artery, which protrudes from the a ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Cardiac Valve Prostheses an itroduction

ic insufficiency. The Plexiglas cage contained a ball occluder and was inserted into the descending aorta without the need for cardiopulmonary bypass. It did not cure the underlying disease, but it di ... ment of replacement heart valves.Mechanical ValvesThe use of the caged-ball valve in the descending aorta became obsolete with the development in 1960 of what is referred to as the Starr-Edwards ball- ...

(19 pages) 88 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Aortic Aneurysm.

An aortic aneurysm is the dilation, bulging, or ballooning from the wall of the aorta, which is the artery through which blood flows out of the heart to the body. Aneurysms can dev ... n abnormal distention of body tissues caused by retention of air (Haubrich, Weitzman). Not only the aorta, but also any other large blood vessel in the body may produce aneurysms.As stated before, an ... d before, an aortic aneurysm is the dilation, bulging, or ballooning out of part of the wall of the aorta. The blood vessel may be classified as an aneurysm when the pressure of blood flow within the ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Negative Effects of Smoking

smoking" and would often show what smoking does to certain organs in the body. Once they showed an aorta and they squeezed a yellow cottage cheese looking substance out of it and said that this subst ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Case Study: Aortic Valve Stenosis

's aortic valve, which prevents it from opening properly and blocks the proper flow of blood to the aorta.Justification for diagnosis: Some ways in which the heart may not function properly are that i ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marfan Syndrome

ny fine, thread-like structure of a cell). For people with Marfan syndrome, the microfibrils in the aorta are most important because in the wall of the aorta, microfibrils combine with elastic fibers, ... ecause in the wall of the aorta, microfibrils combine with elastic fibers, which in turn, allow the aorta to stretch. When the heart ejects blood into the aorta, the force of the propelled blood cause ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Open Heart Surgery

y. At first ice was used but now a heart lung machine is used. It involves hooking a tube up to the aorta. Blood goes through this tube to a machine, which serves the heart lung process like in the no ... ry involves taking a vein from some other part of your body (like your leg) and attaching it to the aorta to reroute blood flow past the blocked area. Coronary bypass surgeries can be classified as do ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Williams Syndrome

s with Williams syndrome have some type of heart or blood vessel problem. There is narrowing in the aorta, or narrowing in the pulmonary arteries. The degree of narrowing differs from trivial to sever ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bio-Red Blood Cell Journey

I do this very important role! I enter the blood vessels through the heart's main artery called the aorta making sure that I am full of oxygen. The forceful contraction of your heart's left ventricle ... at I am full of oxygen. The forceful contraction of your heart's left ventricle forces me into your aorta which then branches into many smaller arteries, which run throughout your body. The inside lay ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Hearts Function

3 types of blood vessels: * An Artery (arteries) -Pulmonary Artery - Transports blood to the lungs.-Aorta - Transports blood to all body parts * A Vein (veins) -Pulmonary - Transports blood back to th ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The name of my disease is Marfan Syndrome. It is

fferer could be put on beta blockers to slow aortic root dilation or a surgery could replace a weak aorta with a strong one. External symptoms, however, cannot be treated. There is no cure, or therapy ...

(1 pages) 1312 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bio 207 "animal physiology"

th vein and it is the site of white blood cell stick and then leave the tissue at site of infection-aorta has higher pressure compare to the other vessels because blood should go to the rest of the bo ... cause blood should go to the rest of the body, pulmonary artery doesn't have as much pressure as in Aorta because pulmonary artery carries blood from heart to the lung-Systole is when the heart is con ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Information on Turner Syndrome

ut ovaries, estrogen is absent, and they don’t go through puberty. Heart, kidney, thyroid, and aorta problems may occur and should be pointed out early. Their mental state of mind is normal, as i ... ncrease height. Hormone replacement therapy can be given so that girls will go through puberty. The aorta can be surgically fixed if it’s necessary and medications are available to deal with any ...

(2 pages) 675 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Heart And It's Function: Presentation

eries carry blood away from the heart and veins carry blood to the heart. The largest artery is the aorta and the largest vein is the vena cava.So when the blood gets pumped, how does it know which wa ...

(3 pages) 1975 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology