Cardiovascular System Articles

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Factors affecting central venous pressure
Cardiovascular System

central venous pressure is the pressure in the thoracic vena cava near...

bainbridge reflex
Cardiovascular System

A Bainbridge reflex is an increase in heart rate due to an increased central...

vasovagal syncope
Cardiovascular System

A vasovagal syncope is a condition that causes fainting in some individuals....

The Acid Base Balance
Cardiovascular System

Acid base balance is a physiologic mechanism whereby your body regulated...

Clotting factors
Cardiovascular System

Clotting factors are the crux and most essential components of hemostasis....

Coagulation Cascade
Cardiovascular System

Coagulation is the process by which a blood clot forms to reduce blood...

effects of respiratory activity on venous return
Cardiovascular System

During inhalation, the chest expands and the diaphragm moves downward reducing...

Electrocardiogram Physiology
Cardiovascular System

The electrocardiogram is a diagnostic tool that is routinely used to assess...

conduction system of the heart
Cardiovascular System

The conduction system of the heart is a collection of nodes and specialized...

Mean arterial pressure Physiology
Cardiovascular System

Mean arterial pressure is the average arterial pressure throughout one...