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What is Cardiographar?

What is Cardiographar?

Cardiography is the use of ultrasound technology on a patient’s heart. It is used to test, diagnose, and monitor problems relating to the heart and the flow of blood throughout the body. Cardiography is the diagnostic recording of the heart’s activity by electronic means.

What does Thoracostomy mean in medical terms?

Medical Definition of thoracostomy : surgical opening of the chest (as for drainage)

Which term is also known as cardio puncture?

cardiocentesis (kar-dee-oh-sen-TEE-sis): The punc- ture of a chamber of the heart for diagnosis or ther- apy; also known as cardiopuncture.

What is Aortostenosis?

[a-or″ to-stĕ -no´ sis] narrowing of the aorta.

What is the best definition for cardiograph?

: an instrument that graphically registers movements of the heart.

What is cardiograph and its function?

cardiograph – a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles.

What is Thoracostomy procedure?

INTRODUCTION. Tube thoracostomy is a common procedure in which a thoracostomy tube or catheter is placed through the chest wall into the pleural cavity to either drain an indication (eg, pneumothorax, hemothorax, effusion, empyema) or instill medication (eg, talc, doxycycline, fibrinolytic agent).

What is a finger Thoracostomy?

Unlike needle decompression, finger thoracostomy allows maximum release of air/liquid from the pleural cavity and full lung re-expansion, making it the only effective option in some patients. In addition, simple thoracostomy allows the clinician to rapidly re-sweep the thoracostomy site should the patient deteriorate.

Which is an example of a CF linked to a word root?

procedure, condition, disease, or part of speech. Which is an example of a CF linked to a word root? Gastr/o is a CF.

Which is a type of medication administered to increase urine secretion?

Diuretics are a class of drugs that increase the flow of urine (termed diuresis). Diuretics work by removing sodium and chloride from the body in the urine, and the sodium and chloride, in turn, draw excess water from the body.

Can aortic stenosis cause sudden death?

When you have severe aortic stenosis, sudden death becomes a bigger risk. Without symptoms, the chance of dying suddenly from the disease is less than 1%. Once symptoms develop, the risk goes up to 34%.

What foods to avoid if you have aortic stenosis?

Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables, low-fat or fat-free dairy products, poultry, fish, and whole grains. Avoid saturated and trans fat, and excess salt and sugar.

Where can I find the definition of cardiocentesis?

Also found in: Dictionary. surgical puncture or incision of the heart. Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

How is a pericardiocentesis catheter procedure done?

Pericardiocentesis is a procedure done to remove fluid that has built up in the sac around the heart (pericardium). It’s done using a needle and small catheter to drain excess fluid.

What do you need to know about cordocentesis?

Cordocentesis Cordocentesis, also known as percutaneous umbilical blood sampling, is a diagnostic prenatal test. During cordocentesis, an ultrasound transducer is used to show the position of the fetus and umbilical cord on a monitor. Then a fetal blood sample is withdrawn from the umbilical cord for testing.

What are the risks of pericardiocentesis of the heart?

The risks of pericardiocentesis include: Puncturing the heart, which may require surgery to repair Excess bleeding, which might compress the heart and affect its normal function Abnormal heart rhythms (which can cause death in rare instances) There is also a chance that the fluid around the heart will come back.