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Heart Cardiovascular Physiology Calculation!

Heart Rate ............ 100 beats /min
O2 consumption..... 200 ml/min

Blood O2 content:

Systemic veins ............. 15 mL of O2/ 100 mL blood
Rt atrium ..................... 16
Rt ventricle .................. 16
Pulmonary artery .......... 16
Pulmonary vein ............. 20
Lt atrium ...................... 20
Brachial artery .............. 20 ml


Based on the above which is correct?

A- LV stroke volume = 60 mL/beat
B- RV stroke volume = 50 mL/beat
C- Systemic cardiac output = 2 liters/min
D- Shunt = 9 liter/min
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Shunt? - a guess... Cuz too lil info to me
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i am getting cardiac output as 5L per min(ficks principle)

but i see no option as that so whats the answer?
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Its B .......

Yes You are correct , CO is 5 L and SV is 50 ml ...... so its testing the concept that systemic output and pulmonary output is same .....

so Rv output is 50 ml ........
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Cardiac output by ficks ...0.5l
S.V=0.5into 100
50l
And is here.
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