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Is there a way to see how much blood is in certain parts of body? such as splanchnic, chest and cerebral areas?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Flow, not amount.: We can readily assess blood flow through a vascular bed by Doppler studies, but we can't readily determine the amount of blood that is present in a given part of the body at a given point in time.

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