MEDICALPROCEDURES<br />Maria A Gomez<br />
VENOGRAPHY<br />
VENOGRAPHY<br />(PHLEBOGRAPHY) X-RAY OF THE VEINS BY INJECTING DYE WITH A CATHETER INTO THE BONE MARROW OF THE VEINS. <br />
USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>BLOOD CLOT DETECTION / THROMBOS
EVALUATES VERICOSE VEINS BEFORE SURGERY
HELPS DETIRMINE WHERE TO PLACE AN IV OR MEDICAL DEVICE.</li></li></ul><li>RISKS INCLUDE…<br /><ul><li> ALERGIC REACTION TO...
CAN CAUSE DEEP VEIN THROMBOSES (RARE)
MAY IRRITATE SKIN WHERE DYE IS BEING INJECTED
EXPOSURE TO RADIATION IS ALWAYS A RISK (VERY SMALL LEVEL OF RADIATION)</li></li></ul><li>STRESS TESTING<br />
STRESS TESTING<br />EVALUATES CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS. PATIENT IS PLACED IN A TREADMILL OR ASKED TO PERFORM ALTERNATE EXERC...
USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>DETETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF STRESS THAT YOUR HEART CAN HANDLE BEFORE DEVELOPING AN ABNORMAL RYTHIM.
DOCTORS CAN TELL WHETHER THERE IS ADEQUATE BLOOD FLOW TO THE HEART.
HELPS DETERMINE THE LIKELYHOOD OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE. </li></li></ul><li>RISKS INCLUDE….<br /><ul><li> HEART ATTACK
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  1. 1. MEDICALPROCEDURES<br />Maria A Gomez<br />
  2. 2. VENOGRAPHY<br />
  3. 3. VENOGRAPHY<br />(PHLEBOGRAPHY) X-RAY OF THE VEINS BY INJECTING DYE WITH A CATHETER INTO THE BONE MARROW OF THE VEINS. <br />
  4. 4. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>BLOOD CLOT DETECTION / THROMBOS
  5. 5. EVALUATES VERICOSE VEINS BEFORE SURGERY
  6. 6. HELPS DETIRMINE WHERE TO PLACE AN IV OR MEDICAL DEVICE.</li></li></ul><li>RISKS INCLUDE…<br /><ul><li> ALERGIC REACTION TO THE DYE
  7. 7. CAN CAUSE DEEP VEIN THROMBOSES (RARE)
  8. 8. MAY IRRITATE SKIN WHERE DYE IS BEING INJECTED
  9. 9. EXPOSURE TO RADIATION IS ALWAYS A RISK (VERY SMALL LEVEL OF RADIATION)</li></li></ul><li>STRESS TESTING<br />
  10. 10. STRESS TESTING<br />EVALUATES CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS. PATIENT IS PLACED IN A TREADMILL OR ASKED TO PERFORM ALTERNATE EXERCIZE WHILE STEADILY INCREASING LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY. <br />
  11. 11. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>DETETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF STRESS THAT YOUR HEART CAN HANDLE BEFORE DEVELOPING AN ABNORMAL RYTHIM.
  12. 12. DOCTORS CAN TELL WHETHER THERE IS ADEQUATE BLOOD FLOW TO THE HEART.
  13. 13. HELPS DETERMINE THE LIKELYHOOD OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE. </li></li></ul><li>RISKS INCLUDE….<br /><ul><li> HEART ATTACK
  14. 14. SHORTNESS OF BREATH
  15. 15. HEART PALPITATIONS</li></li></ul><li>ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY<br />
  16. 16. ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY<br />MEASURES THE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE HEART OVER A PERIOD OF TIME. ELECTRODES ARE ATTACHED TO THE SURFACE OF THE SKIN BY A DEVICE THAT IS EXTERNAL TO THE BODY.<br />
  17. 17. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>CAN DETERMINE IF THERE IS DISEASE IN THE CORONARY ARTERIES
  18. 18. MONITORS EFFECTS OF MEDICINE TREATING CORONARY ARTERIES
  19. 19. REVEALS RYTHIM PROBLEMS IN THE HEART
  20. 20. DETERMINES THICKENING OF THE HEART MUSCLE
  21. 21. DETERMINES LEVEL OF MINERALS IN THE BLOOD</li></li></ul><li>RISKS….<br /><ul><li> IF A PATIENT IS RESTING, THERE IS NO RISKS.
  22. 22. IF AN ECG IS BEING PERFORMED DURING A STRESS TEST AND ABNORMAL SYMPTOMS OCCUR, TEST WILL BE ABORTED. </li>

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