Looking at the outside of the heart, you can see the heart is made of muscle. The strong muscular walls contract (squeeze), pumping blood to the arteries.

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Angina pectoris is the healthcare term for chest pain because of coronary heart disease. It appears when the coronary heart muscle doesn't get the amount of blood as it really needs. This commonly occurs due to the fact at least one of the heart's arteries is constricted or blocked. #AnginaPectoris

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A red thrombus (ie clot) causing a 100% occlusion of a 4mm in diameter circumflex coronary artery which caused a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (ie heart attack). Never underestimate the ability of something so small to kill you.

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Prev post1 of 3Next Arteries are blood vessels that deliver oxygen-rich blood from the heart to different tissues throughout the body. Each artery is a muscular tube consisting of three layers: The intima (the inner layer) The media (a layer of muscle that handles the high pressure from the heart) The adventitia (the connective tissue

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Cardiac catheterization via radial artery explained: these are soo much easier on patients...and nurses!

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To eliminate waste and impurities from the system and thus get it run smoothly, it is very important to do a regular detoxification. Besides the smoothies, juices, and other detox drinks available, you can...

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