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Can you tell me the range of tension that the chordae tendinae exerts during heart pumping?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Good question but wondering why you asked.
I had to look it up. The tension is higher with higher stroke volumes and appears to be 50-75 gms.

In brief: Yes

Good question but wondering why you asked.
I had to look it up. The tension is higher with higher stroke volumes and appears to be 50-75 gms.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Chordae Tendineae

Interesting question, so did a little research.
..And got the answer :-) check it out here: http://books.Google.Com/books?Id=6bk84zhfuw4c&lpg=sa29-pa9&ots=_9_gwfxok4&dq=chordae%20tendineae%20strength&pg=sa29-pa10#v=onepage&q=chordae%20tendineae%20strength&f=false.

In brief: Chordae Tendineae

Interesting question, so did a little research.
..And got the answer :-) check it out here: http://books.Google.Com/books?Id=6bk84zhfuw4c&lpg=sa29-pa9&ots=_9_gwfxok4&dq=chordae%20tendineae%20strength&pg=sa29-pa10#v=onepage&q=chordae%20tendineae%20strength&f=false.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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