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What are factors that influence the cardiac output

A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiac output: In strict physiologic terms, cardiac output is determined by something called stroke volume and heart rate. Heart rate is self-explanatory. Stroke vol ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in 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. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiac output: In strict physiologic terms, cardiac output is determined by something called stroke volume and heart rate. Heart rate is self-explanatory. Stroke vol ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Numerous: Cardiac output is determined by the product of heart rate and a stroke volume (the amount of blood ejected with each heartbeat). Stroke volume is aff ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Many: High cardiac out put can be from sepsis, thyroid disease, arterial-venous fistulas, anemia, vitamin defiency etc. Low out put can be from a heart atta ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Probably the 2 major conditions that contribute to the development of heart failure are high blood pressure and diabetes. Both of these conditions can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Many factors: Heart muscle not getting enough blood - ischemia. Abnormal heart muscle - cardiomyopathy. Valve disease. High blood pressure or too much afterload. Ab ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Many factors: Congenital heart disease, vitamin b1 defiency, anemia, thyroid problem, renal disease, liver disease, brain disease, vascular disease, blood disease, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
HR x SV: Cardiac output in its most simple form is heart rate x stroke volume.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
4 main: Smoking, alcohol, exercise, diabetes are the main factors influencing HDL concentration.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Brain stem mechanism: In the brainstem, 4th ventricular receptors sense levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide and via auto regulation, blood flow and respiratory rate are adj ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CHF : This is complicated. The degree of muscle dysfunction, valve abnormalities, renal function, arterial and venous tone, chronotropic competence, coronar ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Probably nothing: Heart rate varies with respiration normally. It is usually not sensible however. A low heart rate may be a normal occurrence in a conditioned person ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience in Cardiology
None: The heart rate is variable throughout different ages, activities, mental, physical, ambiental circumstances. Only when heart rate variability is EXTRE ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Obesity: Smoking, high salt diet, kidney disease etc. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight to minimize risk of hypertension.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Ventilation: low 2, high CO2. Great wikipedia question as comp;lex question but if you want to chat i can help in more detail. Controlled by brain, lung, heart an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gibson
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Many factors for BP: Factors affecting your blood pressure that you can change; Body weight Salt or sodium intake smoking excess alcohol certain drugs (cocaine, met ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Charpie
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Heart failure: Long-standing hypertension (or high blood pressure) leads to left ventricular hypertrophy, and if untreated, can eventually lead to congestive heart f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Depends: In theory, the harder it is for blood to leave the heart (as when BP is very elevated) the less of it will be pumped out per beat or per minute (decre ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Same as in men: Genetics, age, cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, htn.

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