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  • 1. MEDICALPROCEDURES<br />Maria A Gomez<br />
  • 2. VENOGRAPHY<br />
  • 3. VENOGRAPHY<br />(PHLEBOGRAPHY) X-RAY OF THE VEINS BY INJECTING DYE WITH A CATHETER INTO THE BONE MARROW OF THE VEINS. <br />
  • 4. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>BLOOD CLOT DETECTION / THROMBOS
  • 5. EVALUATES VERICOSE VEINS BEFORE SURGERY
  • 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. CAN CAUSE DEEP VEIN THROMBOSES (RARE)
  • 8. MAY IRRITATE SKIN WHERE DYE IS BEING INJECTED
  • 9. EXPOSURE TO RADIATION IS ALWAYS A RISK (VERY SMALL LEVEL OF RADIATION)</li></li></ul><li>STRESS TESTING<br />
  • 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. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>DETETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF STRESS THAT YOUR HEART CAN HANDLE BEFORE DEVELOPING AN ABNORMAL RYTHIM.
  • 12. DOCTORS CAN TELL WHETHER THERE IS ADEQUATE BLOOD FLOW TO THE HEART.
  • 13. HELPS DETERMINE THE LIKELYHOOD OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE. </li></li></ul><li>RISKS INCLUDE….<br /><ul><li> HEART ATTACK
  • 14. SHORTNESS OF BREATH
  • 15. HEART PALPITATIONS</li></li></ul><li>ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY<br />
  • 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. USED FOR….<br /><ul><li>CAN DETERMINE IF THERE IS DISEASE IN THE CORONARY ARTERIES
  • 18. MONITORS EFFECTS OF MEDICINE TREATING CORONARY ARTERIES
  • 19. REVEALS RYTHIM PROBLEMS IN THE HEART
  • 20. DETERMINES THICKENING OF THE HEART MUSCLE
  • 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. IF AN ECG IS BEING PERFORMED DURING A STRESS TEST AND ABNORMAL SYMPTOMS OCCUR, TEST WILL BE ABORTED. </li>

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