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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
This is a sign : High out put states can be sign of sepsis, anemia, vitamin deficiency, hyperthroidism, arteriovenous fistulas, etc.Once the abnormal index is noted th ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
USE CI: CO is a measure of liters per minute and normal is 4-6.0 l/m. BUT if it lower than that, it may still be ok . A small pt may get along just fine with ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac Output: Numbers such as you list can be normal especially in a smoker. Numbers alone without clinical correlation don't necessarily mean a lot. You should dis ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiac output: Your measured cardiac output is high for someone at rest, but not at all if you do any exertion or are under stress. Co can reach 15 l/min in healthy ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Normal cardiac output may range from 4-8 and index from 2.5-4.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Probably not but che: Ask your Cardiologist to see if your left atrium is enlarged or not on the pictures. During an echocardiogram, many measurements (about 25) are taken ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None of above: Neuritic. Your symptoms can be explained by a combination of neuropathies from the cervical roots C4-7 to the brachial plexus to a median nerve entra ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
19 years experience Family Medicine
There are several: A - age b - blood pressure c - cholesterol, cigarettes/tobacco use d - diabetes e - eating, obesity, lack of exercise f - family history g - gen ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes of cardiac tamponade but it is commonly caused by a procedure or a free wall rupture after a myocardial infarction. If you are c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Vague: This is a vague term which is not typical nomenclature. I assume its referring to a pt with a weak heart called a cardiomyopathy. The pumping function ... Read More
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