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Heart Transplant: Patients Who Need Them, Risks & Statistics Video

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Left ventricular ballooning and dysfunction is best expressed by which of the following terms?

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1. Coronary heart disease (coronary artery disease) is a direct cause of:

2. In infants, the most common cause for a heart transplant is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What leads to the need for a heart transplant and what complications might arise from this procedure? You must be familiar with terms and phrases used to describe certain conditions and causes of heart failure to successfully answer the questions presented in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The term used to describe the ballooning and dysfunction of the left ventricle of the heart
  • What coronary heart disease is a direct cause of
  • The most common cause of heart transplants in infants
  • A major risk and complication of heart transplantation
  • What is given to patients to help prevent heart transplant rejection

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that your draw the most important information regarding the risks of heart transplantation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as coronary heart disease
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding facts about heart transplant rejection

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Heart Transplant: Patients Who Need Them, Risks & Statistics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define heart transplantation
  • Identify and explain two conditions that require heart transplant surgery
  • Note the reason for heart transplant surgery in infants
  • Explain the risks of a heart transplant
  • Discuss how heart transplant rejection is treated
  • Provide survival rates for heart transplant patients
  • Use the analogy of a broken water pump in a flooded basement to illustrate how heart disease affects the body
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