Maria is a sedentary, 68-year-old woman who is overweight. She complains that her hands and feet are always cold and she tires quickly when cleaning the house. Maria comes in for a visit. When she comes in for a visit, her blood pressure is one-eighty-four over ninety-eight. She has edema around her ankles and legs. You are concerned about an echocardiogram that indicates Maria has an enlarged heart.
- Identify two reasons why Maria will have tissue ischemia. How might this lead to hypoxia?
- What are the two early and reversible changes that occur to tissue cells when they are hypoxic?
- What specific type of cellular adaptation has taken place in Maria’s enlarged heart? What made you come to this conclusion?
Please use 2 resources that are within 5 year timeframe and APA format