Cardiac Performance, Dr. D. Penney


CHANGING PUMP CONDITIONS:

Changing end-diastolic volume, with constant afterload: using diastolic reserve volume (seen in athletes, congestive heart failure, aortic insufficiency).

Observed in:

  • Aortic insufficiency
  • venoconstriction
  • increased blood volume

    Results in:

  • increased EDV
  • increased SV
  • increased stroke work



    Last changed 03/11/98


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