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Expansion And Recoil Of An Artery During Heart Activity
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
The physical effect of Betablockers on the heart is they decrease the cardiac contractility can this lead to stiffened
Heart Valves in long term use?
NO: There are no long term effects of beta blockers on the heart valves or for that matter ANY STRUCTURAL cardiac abnormalities!!!!! Hope this helps and answers the NUMEROUS QUESTIONS on this subject at todays on-line session!! BE WELL DR Z ...Read more
Can performing the valsalva maneuver while weightlifting exacerbate normal leakage across the valves of the heart if a murmur already exists?
Can gas have an impact on the heart such as an irregular heart beat or pressure passing surrounding areas of the heart? Male 21 smoker
The Physical effect of Betablockers on the heart is they decrease cardiac contractility would this lead to stiffened arteries with long term use?
Does ehlers danlos increase the risk of heart attack caused by vessels and such in the heart collapsing and not letting enough blood through?
No: Glad to reassure you. It just doesn't. Even Ehlers-Danlos IV, in which the arteries end up very fragile and prone to intractable hemorrhaging, doesn't do this. It just doesn't happen. ...Read more
Can the flow rate on a IV line cause atrial fribulation, which in turn weaken the heart muscle, create clots and flood the lungs.
IV fluid: Fluid is given through an "IV" (a little tube inserted into a vein) for many reasons: to treat dehydration, to give medicines, & to maintain fluid balance when patients aren't drinking. In some patients if too much fluid is given too quickly it can cause problems including with the lungs. For a detailed review of a particular patient problem, ask a doctor through an inbox consult on HealthTap. ...Read more
Can a heart attack to occur resulting from a cause other than plaque build up in the heart arteries (e.G., muscular compression of arteries)?
Can coronary artery spasm occur during exertion or during intercourse? Or is it at rest only? Can normal coronary arteries spasm or just the atherosclerosis arteries?
Yes, exertional only: Coronary artery spasm usually occurs in normal coronary arteries, not atherosclerosis. Coronary artery spasm causes temporary blockage of the artery during periods of exertion (yes, even intercourse), leading to anginal pain or even an MI (heart attack). When at rest, the coronary artery is open with normal blood flow. A medication called "calcium channel blocker" is given daily as treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the health consequences of a heart rate of 45-50 BPM during contractions from nuchal cord?
Most likely none: It is quite common for infants to experience a slow heart rate during contractions when mother is pushing. However, if the infant is experiencing slow heart rate early in the labor process it may indicate that the baby is compromised. Most infants can tolerate this without long term damage for a short period of time, but ongoing heart rate drops need immediate evaluation. ...Read more
In heart auscultation the sound coinciding with radial pulse is the sound during the heart's systole, is that correct?
Various causes: Engorgement is due to volume overload as from congestive heart failure or renal failure. Focal enlargement of a vessel may indicated an aneurysm. Widening of the mediastinum can indicate aortic dissection. Central pulmonary artery prominence can be due to pulmonary hypertension. Poor x-ray technique can cause magnification that is artifactual. I'm not a radiologist but that's a quick answer. ...Read more
What are the chances of survival after a massive heart attack followed by angioplasty that causes a cardiac arrest? Now ef 52%, BP 100/70 and pulse 68
Yes: There are a lot of variables that determine prognosis like; time from when the heart attack started to when the angioplasty was done the ef -52% is good excercise capacity symptom status it would be important to be on a medical regimen to prevent a recurrence and then to try and go to cardiac rehab. ...Read more
What is the compression and ventilation rate for performing CPR in the presence of an advanced airway?
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