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How can peripheral vascular disease affect cardiac output?

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In brief: Obstruction

The peripheral vessels are atherosclerotic-hardened and frequently partially blocked.
The heart is pumping into a stiff set of pipes. Hypertension, high resistance have some effect. Many folks with PVD also have coronary disease. Up to 30-40%.

In brief: Obstruction

The peripheral vessels are atherosclerotic-hardened and frequently partially blocked.
The heart is pumping into a stiff set of pipes. Hypertension, high resistance have some effect. Many folks with PVD also have coronary disease. Up to 30-40%.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: PVD

The increased outflow resistance can decrease it somewhat but complex interplay of factors.

In brief: PVD

The increased outflow resistance can decrease it somewhat but complex interplay of factors.
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