deoxygenated blood

deoxygenated blood

Cardiology Blood with a low O2 saturation relative to blood leaving the lungs
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Blood passing from the right to the left atria across a PFO bypasses the pulmonary circulation allowing embolic debris, deoxygenated blood, and various vasoactive substances direct access to the systemic circulation.
Cathness Margaret de Guzman was born with a structural defect of the heart that causes deoxygenated blood to bypass her lungs.
Veins are supposed to deliver deoxygenated blood back to the heart and lungs, where it gets reo-xygenated.
These veins usually end in the superior vena cava, which carries deoxygenated blood from the upper half of the body to the right atrium of the heart.
Since her right ventricle was poorly developed, it could not receive deoxygenated blood from the body and pump it to the lungs.
In 2011, we did the first operation [Glenn] whereby we diverted the deoxygenated blood from the upper part of the body directly to the lungs.
The amount of light that reflected back told researchers how much oxygenated and deoxygenated blood was in a specific brain region.
The basis of fMRI is that deoxygenated blood is magnetic whereas oxygenated blood is not.
In a normal heart, the right side pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs to have the oxygen supply replenished, whereas the left side receives the oxygenated blood and pumps it round the rest of the body.
In addition, the hepatic portal vein receives deoxygenated blood from the inferior and superior mesenteric veins and the splenic vein.
29) It was important that detection of oxygen content alone could not be the basis of measurement based on frequency; and it was found that at a frequency of 805 nm, both oxygenated and deoxygenated blood have the same absorption, thereby ensuring accuracy based on blood flow alone.