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What factors in the body affect the cardiac output?

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Dr. Charles Jost answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Congenital heart disease, vitamin b1 defiency, anemia, thyroid problem, renal disease, liver disease, brain disease, vascular disease, blood disease, atherosclerosis, valve disease - these are the biggest influencers of cardiac output.

Answered Nov 26, 2013

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger answered

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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.

Answered Dec 10, 2013

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