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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Heart pump volume: The cardiac output is the volume of blood per minute pumped by the heart. Cardiac output is equal to heart rate multiplied by stroke volume (the volu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac output: Stroke volume times heart rate equals cardiac output. Stroke volume relates to myocardial contractility, vascular resistance, vascular volume, anemia ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Multiple things: Cardiac output is the product of heart rate in stroke volume. Thus, an increase in heart rate results in an increase in cardiac output. Stroke volum ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Indirectly: Indirectly, by equating the right cardiac output with the left cardiac output and putting a swan ganz catheter into the pulmonary artery. Or calculat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No : Ef is the percentage of blood ejected with each heart beat. >55% is normal. Cardiac output is the amount of blood in ccs or milliliters ejected per ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
5 L per minute: The average cardiac output is somewhere around 5 l per minute. Cardiac output varies with the size of the patient (larger patients have larger cardia ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac output: Basically an increase in demand for oxygen by the body. This may be physiological (exercise) or pathological (sepsis - infection - fever) or increased ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajat Jhanjee
19 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate, volume: Cardiac output is affected by heart rate and the volume of blood pumped out of the heart in each heart beat (stroke volume). Factors that increase th ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Routh
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Low blood pressure: Cardiac output is related to the heart rate, and volume of blood the heart can pump with each heart beat. A low cardiac output occurs when the pump f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Several: Can use 2d echo, mra of heart, and right heart cath. Cardiac output is the measure of how many liters per minute the blood is being circulated in the ... Read More

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