or
Search Language
Browse
Medical Illustrations
Medical Exhibits
Most Recent Uploads
Body Systems/Regions
Anatomy & Physiology
Cells & Tissues
Abdomen
Back and Spine
Foot and Ankle
Hand and Wrist
Head and Neck
Hip
Knee
Shoulder
Thorax
Medical Specialties
Anesthesiology
Cancer
Cardiology
Dentistry
Emergency Medicine
Gastroenterology
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Ob/Gyn
Orthopedics
Pediatrics
Personal Injury
Plastic Surgery
Surgery
Urology/Nephrology
Account
Administrator Login

Common Causes of Heart Failure - Medical Animation

 

Need Additional Information?

Item #ANH14129c — Source #1179

Order by phone: (800) 741-4281

Order by email: medart@hmuconsulting.com

Common Causes of Heart Failure - Medical Animation
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: Any condition or disease that damages your heart's ability to pump blood can cause heart failure. For example, the most common cause is coronary artery disease, in which blood vessels that supply your heart muscle-- called coronary arteries-- become blocked by a fatty substance called plaque. Other common causes of heart failure include uncontrolled high blood pressure and high blood sugar in diabetes. Less-common causes of heart failure include diseased, infected, or damaged heart valves, irregular heartbeats called arrhythmias, heart defects, poisons or substance abuse, lung diseases, and breathing problems during sleep, called sleep apnea.

YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO REVIEW THESE ITEMS:
Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease of the Heart
Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease of the Heart - exh36667
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) Due to Blood Clots
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) Due to Blood Clots - si1492
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Right Sided Heart Failure
Right Sided Heart Failure - ANM10006
Medical Animation
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Heart - Coronary Arteries with Potential Blockages
Heart - Coronary Arteries with Potential Blockages - exh41459
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Heart Surgery - Blocked Coronary Artery Series with Balloon Angioplasty
Heart Surgery - Blocked Coronary Artery Series with Balloon Angioplasty - BY00007
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Coronary Artery Disease - Heart Bypass Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease - Heart Bypass Surgery - si55551781
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
This exhibit is available in these languages: