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lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis alpha-lipoprotein , HDL , high-density lipoprotein
operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery angioplasty
branch of the coronary artery that supplies the muscles of the atria atrial artery
right upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the venae cavae and coronary sinus atrium dextrum , right atrium , right atrium of the heart
lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis beta-lipoprotein , LDL , low-density lipoprotein
open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart CABG , coronary artery bypass graft , coronary bypass , coronary bypass surgery
occlusion of a coronary artery caused either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot coronary occlusion
obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus) coronary , coronary thrombosis
cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins; the `good' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to lower the risk of coronary artery disease HDL cholesterol
coronary tissue death infarction
heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed on the beating heart by the use of small instruments and cameras threaded through small incisions minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery
trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris Nitrospan , Nitrostat
tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium oblique vein of the left atrium , vena obliqua atrii sinistri
heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired open-heart surgery
coronary vasodilator (trade name Peritrate) used to treat angina pectoris pentaerythritol , Peritrate
heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed by the use of small instruments and tiny cameras threaded through small incisions while the heart is stopped and blood is pumped through a heart-lung machine port-access coronary bypass surgery
arises near the apex of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus posterior vein of the left ventricle , vena posterior ventriculi sinistri
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