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The Human Heart and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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Harvey Gomez

on 18 December 2013

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Transcript of The Human Heart and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Circulation In The Heart
Once the blood has been oxygenated it goes to the heart by the pulmonary veins. Then to the left atrium, through the mitral valve, the left ventcile and through the aorta. From the aorta it goes to the rest of the body.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Symptoms
Chest Pain
Cough
Fatigue
Loss of Appetite
Shortness of Breath
Swelling of Feet
The Human Heart and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Animation Of The Heart
Circulation To The Lungs
The blood enters the heart their the superior and the vena cava. Once in the heart the blood goes through the right artium, tricuspid valve, then through the pulmonary artery. The pulmonary artery bring the blood to lungs to get oxygenated.

Pulmonary Circulation
Main Parts Of The Heart
What is Dilated cardiomyopathy?
Dilated cardiomyopathy
is when the heart becomes
enlarged and unable to pump
sufficient blood to the body.
Prognosis
Unfortunately it is a chronic disease and will eventually lead to
severe heart failure

Treatments:
Have a pacemaker
Have heart bypass to improve blood flow
Valve replacement
Limit sodium intake

Prevention:
Do not smoke
Do not drink
Do not use cocaine or their illegal drugs
Have a healthy weight
THE END
Normal Heart
Heart with Dilated Cardiomyopathy
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