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What are the components of cardiac output?

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Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 29 years experience
HR x SV: Cardiac output in its most simple form is heart rate x stroke volume.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 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.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What's cardiac output?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 39 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).

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