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Atherosclerosis is a condition in which fats and cholesterol start forming on the walls of the blood vessels. In this condition, the blood flow gets restricted. As a result the heart works harder than it used to in order to ensure proper blood supply to t more...

Muscle injuries (diseases)

Muscle injuries are a wide range of conditions that can affect the skeletal muscles of the body as a result of external forces. As they facilitate movement, accidents or overuse can cause muscles to be strained, causing them to experience swelling, bruising or even tearing. Muscle injuries vary in severity, more...

Skeletal muscle fiber (anatomy)

SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBER ANATOMY Skeletal muscle fiber cells are noted for their unusual elongated characteristics. Despite their unusual characteristics, they still are identical to the other cells’ organelles. They are comprised of mitochondria, intracellular membranes, glycogen granules just as other muscle cells. Their basic structural differences are found in their striation, more...

Ventricular arrhythmia (diseases)

Ventricular arrhythmia is a condition where irregular heartbeat rhythms are coming from the ventricle chambers of the heart. This is its key difference from other irregular heart rhythm disorders. A common type of ventricular arrhythmia is ventricular tachycardia, which is sometimes called VT or “V-Tach”, is a condition where the more...

Ventricular fibrillation (diseases)

Ventricular fibrillation or VF is the rapid, irregular quivering of the heart, originating from the lower ventricles. It often follows other heart conditions such as heart attack or ventricular tachycardia, also known as VT. VT and VF are often confused for one another, but where as ventricular tachycardia involves a more...