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Cardiology

Barnard

Medical; Cardiology

South African doctor who performed the first successful transplant of a human heart in 1967.

frostbite

Medical; Cardiology

Damage to a part of body that is caused by extreme cold. Frostbite results from the gradual loss of proper blood flow.

aortic sclerosis musical murmur

Medical; Cardiology

This is a loud murmur early in systole. The murmur is characterized by a musical quality. S1 and S2 are normal. Diastole is silent. To hear the sound and view an animation of it: http://www.practical ...

essential hypertension

Medical; Cardiology

Hypertension without known cause or preexisting renal disease.Also known as primary high blood pressure.

telesystolic volume

Medical; Cardiology

The volume of blood in a ventricle at the end of contraction, or systole, and the beginning of filling, or diastole. Also known as end-systolic volume.

absiximab

Medical; Cardiology

An antiplatelet drug that is used as an adjunct to lessen the chance of a heart attack.

heart failure

Medical; Cardiology

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart has lost the ability to pump enough blood to the body's tissues.

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