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this pleura lines the pulmonary cavities, adhering to the pulmonary wall
the progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time
the backflow of blood from ventricle to atrium
contraction of the ventricles
midline incision through the sternum
This collection of autonomic fibers is located at the base of the heart behind and within the concavity of the arch of the aorta.
The pleural cavity near the cardiac notch is known as the:
roots for the phrenic nerve
The first rib articulates with the sternum directly below which joint?
narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve or of the supravalvular or subvalvular regions
Which chamber's anterior wall forms most of the sternocostal surface of the heart?
surgical creation of an opening through the thoracic wall to enter a pleural cavity
Stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
These intercostal muscles help elevate ribs during inspiration
indents the anterioinferior aspect of the left lung
this node is located in the cristae terminalis of the right atrium
union of subclavian & internal jugular veins create which vein?
this pleura covers the lungs and is adherent to all its surfaces
which artery accompanies the phrenic nerve?
these intercostal muscles help depress the ribs during expiration
ligament that is a continuity between the pleural and parietal cavities that extends between parietal and mediastinum
each lobar bronchi divides into
a surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased (narrowed) coronary arteries with veins obtained from the patient's lower extremities or the patient's internal thoracic arte
The sternocostal surface of the heart is formed primarily by the anterior wall of which heart chamber?
the thick muscle layer of the heart
which lung has the cardiac notch?
an area of necrosis resulting from a sudden insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the heart's muscular wall
the left 5th intercostal space (right below the nipple) is the auscultation point for which valve?
right lung has how many lobes?
Blockage of which artery would lead to ischemia of the apex of the heart?
inferior boundary of the thoracic cavity
accumulation of a significant amount of fluid in pleural cavity
heart sound heard as blood passes through the atria to the ventricle
inflammation of the endocardium
the endothelial lining of all of the chambers of the heart
A viral disease of spinal ganglia and is a dermatomically distributed lesion...
left and right brachiocephalic veins drain into?
inflitration of anesthetic around intercostal nerves.
The sympathetic innervation of the heart originates from which part the thoracic spinal cord?
ANTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the heart will cause...?
where does rib 2 attach?
heart sounds heard as blood is pumped from the ventricles.
main vein of the heart
the left 4th intercostal space (just lateral to the sternum) is the auscultation point for which valve?
electric impulses of the heart originate here..
The portion of the parietal pleura that extends above the first rib is called the :
muscles of the right ventricle are known as
chest pain due to ischemia of the heart is known as
Which ribs have cartilages that do not attach to the sternum?
escape of fluid into the pleural cavity
the pec. major, pec. minor, and serratus anterior muscles can help expand the thoracic cavity when inspiration is deep and forceful. These muscles are what type of muscles?
posterior blood supply of the thorax comes from
Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
the visceral and parietal plurae are continuous at the ...?
inflammation of the pericardium
POSTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
this node lies in the interatrial septum
a surgical procedure in which an incision is made opening the chest cavity
which nerve loops near the ligamentum arteriosum?
occurs if a sufficient amount of air enters the pleural cavity causing the tension adhering visceral to parietal pleura to break
Difficult breathing
Which ribs attach directly to the sternum through their own costal cartilages?
arterial supply of the pericardium
parasympathetic innervation of the heart is supplied by which nerve?
the visceral layer of the serous pericardium
the posterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery?
Anterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery
obstruction of a pulmonary artery by a blood clot
internal thoracic artery arise from which artery?
the right 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
the internal thoracic artery arises from which artery?
known as the pacemaker of the heart
the brachiocephalic veins drain into which vein?
Parasympathetic stimulation of the esophagus results in the rhythmic contraction of esophageal smooth muscle known as?
insertion of a needle through an intercostal space in order to obtain pleural fluid
which bronchi is shorter and wider and more vertical.
a chronic disorder characterized by hyperreactive airways leading to episodic, reversible bronchoconstriction due to an increased sensitivity to irritating stimuli.
anterior rami of T1-T11 form which nerves
Which valves would be open during ventricular systole?
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) usually affects which portion of the interventricular septum?
TRUE OR FALSE: The sympathetic innervation of the esophageal vascular smooth muscle is from the thoracic portion of the sympathetic chain and the fibers are postsynaptic.
the left 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
interference with venous return of blood to the heart due to an extensive accumulation of fluid in the pericardium (pericardial effusion)
failed closure of the foramen ovalis leads to?
entry of air into the pleural cavity resulting from penetrating wound to parietal pleura
Because of its angle with the trachea and size of the main bronchus, a bronchoscope would pass more readily into which lung?
Heart rate does what in the presence of parsympathetic stimulation?
a keel-shaped cartilage lying at the tracheal bifurcation--it separates the right main stem bronchus from the left main stem bronchus.
compensatory circulation carried on through secondary channels after obstruction of the principal vessel supplying the part
muscles in the wall of the right atrium are known as?
injury to which nerve can cause paralysis of the diaphragm
the main arterial supply for the pericardium
left lung has how many lobes?
aspiration of a foreign body usually falls into which mainstem?
these structure prolong ribs and contribute to elasticity of the thoracic wall.
innervation of the diaphragm
ventricular relaxation, elongation, or extension
each main bronchi divides into
Which ribs have cartilages that are joined to the cartilage just superior to them (indirect attachment to sternum)?
The thoracic wall is innervated by:

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