Essays Tagged: "Right atrium"

Practical report on the disection of a sheep heart.

r chambers and is similar in size. Two of these chambers are receiving chambers called the left and right atrium. The other two are pumping chambers called the right and left ventricle.The reliability ... e occur one after the other to create a heart beat.The blood flow through the heart starts when the right atrium takes the blood that flows through the superior or inferior vena cava. The right atrium ...

(2 pages) 70 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

A brief description of cardiac myxomas and the anesthetic implications for anestesia providers. Some of the formatting of this paper has been lost....the superscripts for references lost their format.

on.14,15,16,17,18 Approximately 70-85% of myxomas occur in the left atrium and the remainder in the right atrium.1,2,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,16,17 Very rarely one will occur in either ventricle.1,2,9,12, ... pain, Raynaud phenomenaObstructive cardiac symptoms (Left atrial myxomas mimic mitral stenosis and right atrial myxomas mimic tricuspid stenosis):1,2,4,5,6,7,9,12,13,15Congestive heart failureGeneral ...

(8 pages) 56 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Cardiovascular System

dium is thinner than that of the ventricle Left ventricular wall is 3 times thicker than the right b/c it has the force to pump blood into the system.Blood Flow Through Heart1) Inferior ... blood into the system.Blood Flow Through Heart1) Inferior and superior vena cavae2) Right atrium3) Tricuspid valve4) Right ventricle5) Pulmonic valve6) ...

(6 pages) 85 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Identify a patient from your clinical area who is suffering from cancer and his actual and potential problems - Choose and elaborate on one of these problems

of Acute Myoblastic Leukaemia. On admission Marco weighed 55kg. A femoral line was inserted in the right inguinal area and chemotherapy was started three days later. Supportive care included hyperhyd ... l blood a few days after starting chemotherapy. A triple lumen Hickman's line was inserted into the right atrium via the right jugular vein on the tenth day after admission and the femoral line was re ...

(10 pages) 99 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nursing Management of the Cardiac Arrhythmias

mally goes after of the track displaced bellow. The cells of the sinoatrial (SA) node (found in the right atrium) generates of rate of 60-100 per minute. In certain conditions, usually under affect of ... cal impulses reach the ventricles across a bridge called a bundle of His. They then travel dawn the right ventricle by way of the right bundle branch and down the left ventricle by way of the left bun ...

(4 pages) 37 0 2.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How the Heart Works

n-between the two lungs. The lungs are a pair of organs that are part of the respiratory system.The right lung has three lobes and because the diaphragm is higher up on the right side to make room for ... or the liver, is wider and shorter than the left lung. The left lung is thinner and longer than the right, because there is a notch for the heart to fit.When blood flows from the left ventricle to the ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Frog disection

f three chambers. The left atrium receives "oxygenated" oxygen rich blood from the lungs, while the right atrium receives "deoxygenated" oxygen poor blood, which returns from the body tissues. As the ... e heart, the veins merge to form larger and larger vessels. Deoxygenated venous blood goes into the right atrium. While this goes on, oxygenated blood from the lungs is carried to the left atrium by t ...

(3 pages) 3302 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology