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Which of these shows LV Failure?
Normal: 2-6 mmHg
Central Venous Pressure is measured at the right atrium. It reflects overall fluid balance.
Normal: 15-25 mmHg
Right Ventricular Pressure is the pressure between the tricuspid valve and the pulmonic valve. This quiz only shows systolic values.
The Pulmonary Artery Pressure is measured with the wedge balloon down. PAP is crucial for distinguishing between ventricular aetiologies. This quiz only shows systolic values.
Normal: 6-12 mmHg
With the wedge balloon up, the measured Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure reflects those in the left atrium.
Normal: 90-140 mmHg
The common systemic Blood Pressure reflects left ventricular function and overall fluid balance. This quiz only shows systolic values.
Normal: 100-200 dynes·sec/cm5
Pulmonary Vascular Resistance shows the amount of "squeeze" in the pulmonary blood vessels.
Normal: 800-1200 dynes·sec/cm5
Systemic Vascular Resistance shows the amount of "squeeze" in the systemic blood vessels. It directly reflects the amount of vasoconstriction.
Normal: 2.5-4.0 L/min/m2
Cardiac Index scales cardiac output (total blood flow) to better reflect flow in differently-sized people (an adult and a baby will have vastly different cardiac output, but similar cardiac index).