SFOS 18

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  1. Phlebostatic axis
    • Standard reference point indepent of gravity
    • Located at right atrium
  2. What causes veins to constrict?
    Sympathetic nervous system
  3. Compliance
    Ability of the veins to hold blood
  4. Unstressed vascular volume
    Volume of blood remaining in vascular systems at zero pressure
  5. What is mean systemic filling pressure?
    Pressure at which venous return stops
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SFOS 18
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2011-04-17 21:52:46
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Compliance Venous System
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SFOS 18
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