shunted blood


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shunted blood

blood that has not been fully exposed to the oxygenation and carbon dioxide removal systems.
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As a result, the shunted blood is not detoxified and blood levels of toxic substances rise.
Because the shunted blood has bypassed the liver, it contains high levels of amino acids, ammonia, and possibly other toxins.
Shunted blood flow was calculated, as in Appendix B, and addition of shunt fraction (Qs/Qt) to pulmonary capillary blood flow was used to calculate cardiac output.