Effects of Congestive Heart Failure - Medical Animation



or
Search Language
Browse
Medical Illustrations
Medical Exhibits
Medical Animations
Medical Animation Titles
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

Effects of Congestive Heart Failure - Medical Animation

 

Need Additional Information?

Item #ANH14129b — Source #1181

Order by phone: 770-458-5656

Order by email: dan@courtroomvisuals.com

Effects of Congestive Heart Failure - Medical Animation
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: If you have heart failure, your heart has lost the ability to pump enough blood to meet your body's needs. You may have weak or damaged ventricular walls that are not able to push enough blood out of your heart. You may also have stiff and thicken ventricular walls that do not allow your heart to fill with enough blood. If you have left-sided heart failure your left ventricle does not deliver enough oxygen-rich blood to your body, making you feel tired and out of breath. Your failing left ventricle also increases the blood pressure in the blood vessels between your lungs and left ventricle. This increased pressure forces fluid out of your blood, and into your lung tissues, which makes it difficult for you to breathe. If you have right-sided heart failure your right ventricle is unable to contract with enough force to push blood to your lungs. The result is a buildup of blood in your veins, which causes a buildup of fluid called edema throughout the tissues in your body. Over time, heart failure on either side of your heart results in weakened, enlarged ventricles that deliver less blood to your body. To make up for the decreased amount of blood, your nervous system releases stress hormones that increase the speed and force of your heartbeat. Unfortunately, the continued release of these stress hormones makes your heart failure worse, because they damage the muscle cells in your ventricles.

YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO REVIEW THESE ITEMS:
Heart Failure Treatment: Medication
Heart Failure Treatment: Medication - ANH14129d
Medical Animation
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Heart Failure Treatment: Lifestyle Changes
Heart Failure Treatment: Lifestyle Changes - ANH14129e
Medical Animation
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Blood Flow Through the Fetal Heart
Blood Flow Through the Fetal Heart - ANS13626
Medical Animation
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Heart
Heart - 3DSAK14293a
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
T cells and NK Cells ExpressTNF-alpha
T cells and NK Cells ExpressTNF-alpha - 3DSC13469e
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Week 06 in Fetal Development - Heart Beat
Week 06 in Fetal Development - Heart Beat - 3DSAJ18157f
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
This exhibit is available in these languages: