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What is Eisenmenger syndrome?
Eisenmenger's syndrome is when blood in the heart shunts from right-to-left due to increased pressure in the right ventricle. This increased pressure is usua...
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- http://www.handwrittentutorials.com - This tutorial looks at the anatomy of the coronary arteries and their main branches. These are the vessels which supply blood to the heart itself. For more ent...
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Cardiac Pressure-Volume Loop
- This tutorial explores the relationship between pressure and volume in the left ventricle of the heart.
Prolapsed Mitral Valve
- The mitral valve (or bicuspid valve) separates the left atrium and left ventricle. Its function is to close as the heart contacts (i.e. when pressure increases in the ventricle) to prevent blood...
What is acyanotic heart disease?
- Acyanotic heart disease is a group of heart conditions where blood with oxygen mixes with blood with little oxygen in the heart. This mixing is not enough to...
Presence of heart pouch may explain strokes of unknown origin, UCI study finds
- Anatomical variant could promote stagnation of blood, forming clots that migrateA pouchlike structure inside the heart's left atrial chamber in some people may explain...