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Ischemia: Quiz


Question 1: In very aerobic tissues such as heart and brain, at body temperature ________ due to ischemia usually takes about 3-4 minutes before becoming irreversible.

Question 2: In medicine, ischemia (Greek ισχαιμία, isch- restriction, hema or haema ________) is a restriction in blood supply, generally due to factors in the blood vessels, with resultant damage or dysfunction of tissue.
Red blood cellPlateletBloodBlood plasma

Question 3: ________ (abnormally shaped red blood cells)
Sickle-cell diseaseHaemophiliaGlucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiencyAnemia

Question 4: ________ (lipid-laden plaques obstructing the lumen of arteries)
AtherosclerosisAtheromaHypertensionCardiovascular disease

Question 5: by a tumor or in the case of ________
Budd-Chiari syndromeHepatic veno-occlusive diseaseSuperior mesenteric artery syndromeEsophageal varices

Question 6: Since oxygen is mainly bound to ________ in red blood cells, insufficient blood supply causes tissue to become hypoxic, or, if no oxygen is supplied at all, anoxic.
Glycated hemoglobinHemoglobinArterial blood gasSerum iron

Question 7: ________ (abnormally rapid beating of the heart)
BradycardiaAtrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionTachycardia

Question 8: a shortage of oxygen, ________ and other blood-borne fuels.

Question 9: Ischemia of heart muscle produces ________.
Coronary artery diseaseAtherosclerosisMyocardial infarctionAngina pectoris

Question 10: ________ (low blood pressure, e.g.
HypotensionHypertensionAortic dissectionPulmonary hypertension


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