cardiac output


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cardiac output

n.
The volume of blood pumped from the right or left ventricle in one minute.
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Noun1.cardiac output - the amount of blood pumped out by the ventricles in a given period of time; "a resting adult has a cardiac output of about three quarts a minute"
flow rate, rate of flow, flow - the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
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Browse through the TOC ofNorth America Cardiac Output Monitoring Devices Market for an in-depth analysis of the industry trends and segments, with help of various tables and figures.
First, cardiac output and other advanced haemodynamic measurements can be derived through a variety of unrelated methods, each with important benefits and limitations requiring consideration.
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The body's compensatory mechanism and response to decreased cardiac output is to stimulate the sympathetic nervous system.
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Most investigators have observed high day-to-day reproducibility of cardiac output measured by C[O.
Early detection of low cardiac output states and the subsequent rapid
clinical professor in UC San Diego School of Medicine's department of anesthesiology, reported at the SCCM that a preliminary study of 11 heart surgery patients demonstrated that the FloTrac sensor provided a reliable, minimally invasive method for measuring cardiac output, when compared with the Swan-Ganz catheter.
Before and after the test, the lonely students had chronically higher levels of what's known as vascular resistance and lower levels of cardiac output.
On the ground, cardiac output rises temporarily every time a person lies down.
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