Glossary

Post-myocardial infarction syndrome
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September 10, 2012
An inflammatory syndrome, which can appear during the recovery phase after a myocardial infarction or following cardiac surgery. It is characterized by an inflammatory process of the pericardium, which can be manifested by fever, chest pain, shortness...
Stenocardia
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September 10, 2012
See entry: Angina pectoris
Cardiac Output
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September 10, 2012
The quantity of blood that the heart pumps in one minute. It is the product of the stroke volume (the blood quantity sent to the circulation by each heart beat) multiplied by heart rate (number of beats per minute). At rest, cardiac output is approximately...
Cardiomyopathy (myocardiopathy)
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September 10, 2012
A chronic disease afflicting the heart muscle and causing structural and functional myocardial changes. It may cause heart enlargement, cardiac insufficiency, increased tendency to rhythm disorders, formation of thrombi (blood clots) and more. Causes...
Hypotension
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September 10, 2012
Low blood pressure (less than 90/50). Low blood pressure often does not reflect any medical problem, unless it is caused by another medical condition, for example myocardial infarction. Sometimes, people with low blood pressure may suffer from weakness...
Cardiac membrane
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September 10, 2012
See entry: Pericardium