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What can be used to treat people with coronary heart disease?
Stents or satins
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What is a statin?
Pill to reduce blood cholesterol
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What is the Alveoli?
Sacs in the lungs that handle gas exchange
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What is the coloured pigment oxygen combines with?
haemoglobin
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What is a Benign & malignant tumour? Compare
Benign tumours are stagnant and cannot invade neighbouring cells while malignant tumours can
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Which ventricle deals with de-oxygenated blood?
Right Ventricle (remember the left & right is flipped on diagrams)
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Where does the Pulmonary Artery take blood to?
The lungs
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Where does the Aorta take blood to?
Upper & lower body
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What might be some affects of heart disease?
High blood pressure & increased risk of diabetes
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How are Alveoli adapted to their job?
They have thin walls & a high surface area
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Why is it important the Alveoli have a thin wall?
So Osmosis can take place at an optimal rate
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What does oxygen go via after it has come through the aveoli
The Capillaries
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what is a stent?
Physical device to pull arteries open
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pros and cons of stents
+ blood can flow easier + remains in place + quick recovery - surgery risk - risk of infection risk of blood clot
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pros and cons of satins
+ decreases blood cholesterol + slows build up of cholesterol + blood can flow to the heart - has to be taken long term - side effects - could forget to take pill - effect of drug takes time
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