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Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts

Richard E. Klabunde, PhD

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Glossary: Index of Keywords

a-wave
abdominothoracic pump
aortic stenosis
active hyperemia
adenosine
afterload
aldosterone
angina
angiotensin
ankle pressure index
anoxia
Anrep effect
arachidonic acid
arrhythmias
arterial blood pressure
arterial pulse pressure
aspirin
atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
autonomic nervous system
autoregulation
AV node
baroreceptors
Bernoulli
blood flow
blood flow, local regulation
bradykinin
brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)
c-wave
capillaries
carbohydrates (cardiac energy source)
carbon dioxide, vasodilation
cardiac cycle
cardiac dysfunction
cardiac function curves
cardiac metabolism
cardiac output curves
cardiac output measurement
cardiac output
catecholamines
chemoreceptors
collateral blood flow
compliance
conduction (electrical)
contractility
coronary artery disease
coronary blood flow
coronary circulation
critical stenosis
cyclic AMP
cyclic GMP
cyclooxygenase
diastolic dysfunction
diastolic pressure
ectopic foci
edema
ejection fraction
electrocardiogram
electrophysiology
endothelin
endothelium
epinephrine
essential hypertension
exertional angina
fatty acids (cardiac energy source)
Fick Principle
flow
force-velocity relationship
Frank-Starling mechanism
G-proteins
guanylyl cyclase
heart failure
heart rate
heart sounds
hemodynamics
hibernating myocardium
histamine
hydrogen ion, vasodilation
hydrostatic pressure
hypercapnea
hyperemia, active
hyperemia, reactive
hypertension
hypertrophy
hypoxemia
hypoxia
infarction
inotropy
insufficiency
intermittent claudication
ion conductance
ischemia
ischemia, demand
ischemia, supply
ketones (cardiac energy source)
lactate (cardiac energy source)
lactic acid, vasodilation
laminar flow
Law of LaPlace
Length-tension relationship
leukotrienes
lymphatics
mean electrical axis
metabolism, aerobic
metabolism, anaerobic
metabolism, oxidative
mitral stenosis
murmurs
myocardial infarction
myocardial metabolism
myocardial oxygen balance
myocardial oxygen consumption
myocardial oxygen extraction
myogenic mechanisms
Na+/K+-ATPase
nitric oxide
norepinephrine
oncotic pressure
overdrive suppression
oxygen consumption
oxygen consumption, brain
oxygen consumption, heart rate
oxygen consumption, inotropy
oxygen consumption, kidney
oxygen consumption, muscle
oxygen consumption, skin
oxygen consumption, stroke volume
oxygen demand
oxygen extraction
oxygen supply
pacemaker potentials
parallel resistance
parasympathetic nerves
peripheral artery disease
phosphate, inorganic, vasodilation
Poiseuille’s Equation
potassium ion, vasodilation
preconditioning
preload
pressure
pressure gradient
pressure-volume loop
Prinzmetal’s angina
prostacyclin
prostaglandins
prostanoids
pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
pulse pressure
reactive hyperemia
receptors (cardiac)
receptors (vascular)
reentry
regurgitation
renin
reperfusion injury
resistance to blood flow
resistance
respiratory pump
Reynolds number
SA node
sarcomere
secondary hypertension
septal defect
series resistance
signal transduction mechanisms
skeletal muscle blood flow
ST segment depression
ST segment elevation
stable angina
stenosis
stress relaxation
stroke volume
stroke work
stunned myocardium
sympathetic nerves
systemic vascular function curves
systemic vascular resistance
systolic dysfunction
systolic pressure
thromboxanes
tone
transmural pressure
turbulent flow
unstable angina
v-wave
Valsalva maneuver
vascular function curves
vascular networks
vascular resistance
vascular steal
vascular tone
vasodilation (metabolic mechanisms)
vasopressin
vasospasm
vectors
venous pressure
venous return
venous return curves
ventricular septal defect
viscosity
wall stress
wall tension

DISCLAIMER: These materials are for educational purposes only, and are not a source of medical decision-making advice.