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1 1 Alterations of Cardiovascular Function Chapter 30

2 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 2 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Arteriosclerosis Chronic disease of the arterial system  Abnormal thickening and hardening of the vessel walls  Smooth muscle cells and collagen fibers migrate to the tunica intima

3 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 3 Arteriosclerosis

4 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 4 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Atherosclerosis Form of arteriosclerosis Thickening and hardening is caused by accumulation of lipid-laden macrophages in the arterial wall Plaque development

5 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 5 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Atherosclerosis Progression  Inflammation of endothelium  Cellular proliferation  Macrophage migration  LDL oxidation (foam cell formation)  Fatty streak  Fibrous plaque  Complicated plaque

6 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 6 Atherosclerosis

7 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 7 Atherosclerosis

8 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 8 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Hypertension Primary hypertension  Essential or idiopathic hypertension  Genetic and environmental factors  Affects 90% to 95% of individuals with hypertension

9 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 9 Primary Hypertension

10 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 10 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Secondary hypertension Caused by a systemic disease process that raises peripheral vascular resistance or cardiac output  Isolated systolic hypertension Elevations of systolic pressure are caused by increases in cardiac output, total peripheral vascular resistance, or both  Complicated hypertension  Malignant hypertension

11 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 11 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Complicated hypertension Chronic hypertensive damage to the walls of systemic blood vessels Smooth muscle cells undergo hypertrophy and hyperplasia with fibrosis of the tunica intima and media  Malignant hypertension Rapidly progressive hypertension Diastolic pressure is usually >140 mm Hg

12 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 12 Treatment for Hypertension

13 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 13 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Orthostatic (postural) hypotension Decrease in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure upon standing Lack of normal blood pressure compensation in response to gravitational changes on the circulation Acute orthostatic hypotension Chronic orthostatic hypotension

14 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 14 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Aneurysm Local dilation or outpouching of a vessel wall or cardiac chamber True aneurysms  Fusiform aneurysms  Circumferential aneurysms False aneurysms  Saccular aneurysms

15 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 15 Aneurysm

16 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 16 Aneurysm

17 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 17 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Thrombus formation Blood clot that remains attached to the vessel wall Thromboembolus Thrombophlebitis Arterial thrombi Venous thrombi

18 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 18 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Embolism Bolus of matter that is circulation in the bloodstream  Dislodged thrombus, air bubble, amniotic fluid, aggregate of fat, bacteria, cancer cells, or a foreign substance

19 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 19 Diseases of the Arteries and Veins  Peripheral artery disease Atherosclerotic disease of the arteries that perfuse the limbs Intermittent claudication  Obstruction of arterial blood flow in the iliofemoral vessels resulting in pain with ambulation

20 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 20 Peripheral Artery Disease  Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger disease) Occurs mainly in young men who smoke Inflammatory disease of peripheral arteries resulting in the formation of nonatherosclerotic lesions  Digital, tibial, plantar, ulnar, and palmar arteries Obliterates the small and medium-sized arteries

21 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 21 Peripheral Artery Disease  Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger disease) Causes pain, tenderness, and hair loss in the affected area Symptoms are caused by slow, sluggish blood flow Can often lead to gangrenous lesions

22 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 22 Peripheral Artery Disease  Raynaud phenomenon and Raynaud disease Episodic vasospasm in arteries and arterioles of the fingers, less commonly the toes Raynaud phenomenon is secondary to other systemic diseases or conditions  Collagen vascular disease (scleroderma), smoking, pulmonary hypertension, myxedema, and environmental factors (cold and prolonged exposure to vibrating machinery) Raynaud disease is a primary vasospastic disorder of unknown origin

23 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 23 Diseases of the Veins  Varicose veins A vein in which blood has pooled Distended, tortuous, and palpable veins Caused by trauma or gradual venous distention  Chronic venous insufficiency Inadequate venous return over a long period due to varicose veins or valvular incompetence Venous stasis ulcers

24 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 24 Diseases of the Veins  Deep venous thrombosis Obstruction of venous flow leading to increased venous pressure Factors  Venous stasis  Venous endothelial damage  Hypercoagulable states Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS)

25 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 25 Coronary Artery Disease  Any vascular disorder that narrows or occludes the coronary arteries  Atherosclerosis is the most common cause  Risk factors Dyslipidemia Hypertension Cigarette smoking Diabetes mellitus Obesity/sedentary lifestyle

26 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 26 Coronary Artery Disease  Nontraditional risk factors Markers of inflammation and thrombosis  C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, protein C, and plasminogen activator inhibitor Hyperhomocysteinemia Infection

27 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 27 Coronary Artery Disease  Myocardial ischemia Local, temporary deprivation of the coronary blood supply Stabile angina Prinzmetal angina Silent ischemia Angina pectoris

28 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 28 Myocardial Ischemia

29 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 29 Myocardial Ischemia

30 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 30 Coronary Artery Disease  Acute coronary syndromes Transient ischemia Unstable angina Sustained ischemia Myocardial infarction Myocardial inflammation and necrosis

31 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 31 Myocardial Infarction

32 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 32 Coronary Artery Disease  Myocardial infarction Sudden and extended obstruction of the myocardial blood supply Subendocardial infarction Transmural infarction

33 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 33 Myocardial Infarction  Cellular injury  Cellular death  Structural and functional changes Myocardial stunning Hibernating myocardium Myocardial remodeling  Repair

34 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 34 Disorders of the Heart Wall  Disorders of the pericardium Acute pericarditis Pericardial effusion  Tamponade Constrictive pericarditis

35 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 35 Pericarditis

36 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 36 Disorders of the Myocardium  Cardiomyopathies Dilated cardiomyopathy (congestive cardiomyopathy) Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  Asymmetrical septal hypertrophy  Hypertensive (valvular hypertrophic) cardiomyopathy Restrictive cardiomyopathy

37 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 37 Cardiomyopathy

38 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 38 Disorders of the Endocardium  Valvular dysfunction Valvular stenosis  Aortic stenosis  Mitral stenosis Valvular regurgitation  Aortic regurgitation  Mitral regurgitation  Tricuspid regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

39 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 39 Valvular Dysfunction

40 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 40 Valvular Dysfunction

41 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 41 Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease  Rheumatic fever Diffuse, inflammatory disease caused by a delayed immune response to infection by the group A β-hemolytic streptococci Febrile illness  Inflammation of the joints, skin, nervous system, and heart If left untreated, rheumatic fever causes rheumatic heart disease

42 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 42 Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease  Rheumatic fever Carditis Polyarthritis Chorea Erythema marginatum

43 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 43 Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

44 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 44 Infective Endocarditis  Inflammation of the endocardium  Agents Bacteria, viruses, fungi, rickettsiae, and parasites  Pathogenesis “Prepared” endocardium Blood-borne microorganism adherence Proliferation of the microorganism

45 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 45 Infective Endocarditis

46 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 46 Cardiac Complications of AIDS  Myocarditis  Endocarditis  Pericarditis  Cardiomyopathy

47 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 47 Heart Failure  General term used to describe several types of cardiac dysfunction that result in inadequate perfusion of tissues with blood-borne nutrients

48 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 48 Heart Failure  Congestive heart failure Systolic heart failure  Inability of the heart to generate adequate cardiac output to perfuse tissues Diastolic heart failure  Pulmonary congestion despite normal stroke volume and cardiac output

49 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 49 Congestive Heart Failure

50 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 50 Heart Failure  Right heart failure Most commonly caused by a diffuse hypoxic pulmonary disease Can result from an increase in left ventricular filling pressure that is reflected back into the pulmonary circulation  High-output failure Inability of the heart to supply the body with blood-borne nutrients, despite adequate blood volume and normal or elevated myocardial contractility

51 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 51 Right Heart Failure

52 Mosby items and derived items © 2006 by Mosby, Inc. 52 Dysrhythmias  Disturbance of the heart rhythm  Range from occasional “missed” or rapid beats to severe disturbances that affect the pumping ability of the heart  Can be caused by an abnormal rate of impulse generation or abnormal impulse conduction  Examples: Tachycardia, flutter, fibrillation, bradycardia, premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), premature atrial contractions (PACs), asystole


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