coronary blood flow


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coronary blood flow

The amount of blood perfusing the heart muscle through the coronary arteries. This may be measured by one of several techniques including indicator dilution or use of radioisotopes.
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Therefore we can speculate that an increase in the erythrocyte concentration may cause slowing down of the coronary blood flow by increasing blood viscosity.
An abstract of their study entitled, "Effect of Mental Stress on Coronary Blood Flow in Humans," was discussed at the meeting Experimental Biology 2012, held April 21-25 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Based on this observation, it might be suggested that the MS criteria combination of BP+WC+FBG was the most effective one in affecting coronary blood flow in patients with 3 MS criteria.
However, we do see that RT can be deliverable, successfully remove thrombus, and restores coronary blood flow with low mortality rates.
Thus, these findings suggested that GBE may participate in the beneficial effects on endothelium-dependent relaxation and coronary blood flow with ageing.
In standard chest-compression CPR, blood sometimes flows in the wrong direction, which means the coronary blood flow goes backward, bringing de-oxygenated blood back into the heart muscle," Geddes concludes.
Beat-by-beat analysis of changes in diastolic coronary blood flow velocity (CBV) was performed in six male clinically stable volunteers (60 [+ or -] 2 yr) during two handgrip protocols.
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A recently published Italian study (4) provided Level 3 evidence, demonstrating that vitamin E prevented an oxidation-induced reduction in coronary blood flow.
Just 30 minutes exposure to tobacco smoke is enough to reduce coronary blood flow.
Just 30 minutes exposure is enough to reduce coronary blood flow.