U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you define cardiac output?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Cardiac output: Stroke volume times heart rate equals cardiac output. Stroke volume relates to myocardial contractility, vascular resistance, vascular volume, anemia and metabolic state. There are subcomponents to all of these.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Similar questions

A 48-year-old member asked:

What's cardiac output?

2 doctor answers13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 40 years experience
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 volume of blood ejected with each heartbeat).
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 23-year-old member asked:
What could increase cardiac output?
2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
A 38-year-old member asked:
What systems affect cardiac output?
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 34-year-old member asked:
When could cardiac output decrease?
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old member asked:
How do you ?Measure cardiac output?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 23-year-old member asked:
What is cardiac output influenced by?
2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Last updated Dec 10, 2013

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.