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Which Layer Of The Heart Is Affected By Pericarditis
See below: Lad ("left anterior descending" artery)--affects anterior (front) wall of the left ventricle, and apex (the tip). Circumflex artery--affects the lateral wall of left ventricle, and usually part of the posterior (back). Right coronary artery--affects inferior (bottom) wall of left ventricle and all of the right ventricle (if occluded proximally enough in its course). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The Inner One: Blood vessels run from the outside of the heart to the inside, so the area that gets hit first is what we call "endocardium" - it's the layer of heart muscle on the inside of the heart chambers. That said, that's only where the damage starts. Depending on the severity of the heart attack, it can involve the entire thickness of the heart wall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which malfunction is caused by the inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord?
Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is considered, this is an entirely different condition that affects fluid and electrolyte balances in the blood stream, muscles and the body's organs. ...Read more
What is the name of the condition in which fatty deposits form in the inner lining of the arteries? Is it atherosclerosis/arteriosclerosis or cad?
Atherosclerosis: The deposits you mention are atheromas.Get a more detailed answer ›
Left ventricle: It is usually the left ventricle that enlarges (hypertrophies) in athletes. This is the main pumping chamber of the heart. Other areas can enlarge depending on the condition causing it. If concerned, get it checked out. You may need an EKG and an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pericarditis is the inflammation of pericardium. So is myocarditis the inflammation of myocardium? What is that?
Myocardium: Myocardium is the heart muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Conduction: the conduction system is in the myocardium, the middle layer of the heart muscle ...Read more
Is cardiomegaly the enlargement of the cardiac tissue or the dilation of the heart (increase in the volume/space)? confused
What term describes the closing off of a coronary artery that results in tissue death of the affected myocardium?
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