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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
SVxHR=CO: You can count your heart rate by taking your pulse. That's the easy part. To get SV, you can do an echo to estimate it or do a right heart catheteriza ... 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 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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac output: heart rate times stroke volume equals cardiac output
A 54-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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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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Disease & more: Congenital heart disease, vitamin b1 defiency, anemia, thyroid problem, renal disease, liver disease, brain disease, vascular disease, blood disease, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Starling mechanism: You mean how does venous pressure regulate cardiac output.similar to the Starling mechanism-by increasing pre load. Up to a certain point cardiac out ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Normal cardiac output may range from 4-8 and index from 2.5-4.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Thyroid medicine or suplements will increase heart rate and thus increase cardiac output.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Two ways: Either by pumping out more blood with each beat (by squeezing harder) or by beating faster. The output is the heart rate times the stroke volume. (the ... Read More
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. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Not expected to: Acetylcholine (parasympathetic nervous system) should have the opposite effect from Epinephrine (sympathetic nervous system) and therefore should slow ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It makes the heart contract more forcefully and makes it beat faster. Both effects will increase the cardiac output.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Completely, 100% normal!
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Circular question: By itself, a high heart rate will result in higher oxygen demand and utilization, but delivery should also increase to compensate. So everything shoul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Two ways: It can cause the heart muscle to get thick and stiff so that it does not relax and fill up with blood properly. It could also cause the heart muscle t ... Read More
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