LFA #99912 Chart - Heart Disease.
With updated images and text and improved design elements, this new edition chart provides an easy-to-understand overview of the important anatomical aspects of heart disease. The progression of heart disease is shown in 3 stages, each with an anatomical image of the surface or cross-section of the heart, a cross-section of an artery and a cross-section of heart wall. The stages show how a narrowed artery leads to ischemia; a blocked artery leads to a myocardial infarction (heart attack) and shows the recovery period with collateral blood supply. Also shows heart disease in hypertension which can lead to hyprertrophy and dilation of the left ventricle. Shows and describes congestive heart failure, mitral valve prolapse and the effects of aging on the heart. For comparison, the chart also contains illustrations of normal heart anatomy, including anterior surface and across-sections of the heart. Also shows the systems coronary arteries on the heart and a cross-section of a normal coronary artery. Size is 20" W by 26" H.
All LFA Charts and Posters are designed to a) Provide just the right level of detail, b) At-a-glance format, c) Striking colorful images, d) Enlarged view of key organs or structures, e) Comprehensive and anatomically/medically accurate.
Plastic laminate, 20" x 26" offers flexibility, durability and attractive appearance for medical professionals, patients, students and other specialists. Complete with metal eyelets at top cornors for hanging or portable stand display. "Write-on, wipe-off" surface is perfect for classrooms and professional offices.
Shipped in mailing tube.
Note: Many charts and posters also available in Spanish (-SP) to meet the needs of an expanding Spanish-language population and for improved communication.