cardiac

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<b>Cardiac is also known as <a href="#topics/Heart">Heart</a></b>. Cardiac translates literally to "heart," and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works.
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What's cardiac output?

Heart pump volume

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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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Dr. Ram Dandillaya answered:

What is cardiac rehab?

A heart program

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It is a medically supervised program for patients after cardiac surgery or angioplasty that has been shown to increase survival and improve strength and confidence. Make sure you ask your doctor about this if you recently had cardiac surgery or procedures!
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What is cardiac cough?

Due to heart failure

Cardiac cough is a terminology used to describe cough due to pulmonary congestion in Heart failure.it produces frothy phlegm typically.
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What is cardiac arrest?

Cardiac arrest

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By definition, Cardiac arrest is the cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract..
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What is cardiac pacing?

Maintains heart rate

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The normal heart rate is roughly between 60 to 100 beats per minute. For some, there is difficulty in maintaining adequate heart rates for a variety of reasons. In these patients especially the symptomatic ones, a cardiac pacemaker may have to be implanted.
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Dr. Daniel Zanger answered:

cardiac circulation is ?

Blood flow

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Cardiac circulation refers to the blood flow supplying the heart
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What is cardiac ischemia?

Decreased blood flow

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ischemia is decreased blood flow, in this case to the heart.
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What is cardiac arythmia?

Abnormal heart beat

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There are many kinds of arrhythmias. They can be short or long lasting. Some arrhythmias, if sustained, can affect how the heart pumps blood or can predispose to forming blood clots in the heart. If you think you have an arrhythmia, consult a physician.
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What is a cardiac bypass?

Depends

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Could be two things. Cardiopulmonary bypass is a machine/technique that takes over the function of the heart and lungs during cardiac surgery so that the heart can be stopped temporarily so that surgery can be performed on the nonbeating heart. Or coronary bypass (CABG) is the placement of a bypass graft, by surgery, to provide blood flow around a blocked coronary artery.
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What are cardiac enzymes?

Cardiac enzymes

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What we refer to are certain lab tests which evaluate the presence and levels of particular enzymes which reach abnormal levels in various states of heart pathology. There are enzymes we measure to evaluate heart attack, congestive heart failure and other conditions. Like any other test, they have sensitivity and specificity levels and need to be understood to interpret them.
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