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What Are The Differences Between Arteries And Veins
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
What is the difference betweens the walls of the veins entering the atria and the walls of the arteries leaving the ventricle?
Is there a significant difference between getting arteries from your arm for heart bypass instead of veins from your leg?
Maybe better: There is debate in cardiovascular surgery whether radial arteries have better long term results than saphenous vein grafts. Assuming the surgeon is experienced in handling the radial artery, the results are at least as good as vein grafts and maybe better over the long run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are symptoms differences both common carotid arteries are compressed from that when both jugular veins are compressed?
One Hurts: When you compress both carotids, you only have two tiny arteries ("vertebrals") left supplying the whole brain. Ergo, you hit the ground unconscious. If the compression isn't relieved, you die fast. The veins are more compliant, but less redundant. Compression of the jugular leaves the brain with no backup drainage. You'll get a phenomenal headache as pressure builds up, then something will pop. ...Read more
Look closely: Arteries and veins tend to run together except in lung, liver and brain, and arteries have thicker walls than the corresponding veins. Nerves are less elastic and don't have have the hole down the middle. ...Read more
What is supplemental: What do you mean by vein? The mammary artery is anastomosed to a coronary artery not to a coronary vein. If anastomosed to a coronary vein it will create a fistula with left to right shunting. The distance varies with the particular coronary anatomy and the location of a suitable area in the coronary to be able to anastomose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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