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How does the heart increase cardiac output?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Cardiac output

This is a product of stroke volume or cc's of blood per beat times the heart rate so cardiac output increases with either an increase in stroke volume or heart rate or both.

In brief: Cardiac output

This is a product of stroke volume or cc's of blood per beat times the heart rate so cardiac output increases with either an increase in stroke volume or heart rate or both.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Two ways

Either by pumping out more blood with each beat (by squeezing harder) or by beating faster. The output is the heart rate times the stroke volume.
(the amount of blood pumped out with each beat).

In brief: Two ways

Either by pumping out more blood with each beat (by squeezing harder) or by beating faster. The output is the heart rate times the stroke volume.
(the amount of blood pumped out with each beat).
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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