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Why don't we see turbulance in Aorta even in normal situations? There are different parts of aorta where turbulence is possible and where not. It is often said that in normal situations, we cannot see turbulence in aorta because aorta is very stiff and its surface is very smooth. However, this is a simplification and involves an average person ...


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There is turbulence in the normal aorta, which is thought to be one mechanism of endothelial injury leading to atherosclerosis and thrombus formation. Blood Flow in the Healthy Aorta: Turbulent or not? Flow velocity and turbulence in the transverse aorta of a proximally directed aortic cannula: hydrodynamic study in a transparent model WALL SHEAR STRESS IN ...


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Spironolactone works through a mechanism different than the adrenergics. You said of the ABC approach, "This includes also diuretics." That's why Spironolactone was included. Spironolactone is a specific pharmacologic antagonist of aldosterone, acting primarily through competitive binding of receptors at the aldosterone-dependent sodium-potassium exchange ...


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Sleep is an important aspect of our life. Sleep disorders are acute due to their effects in physiological and mental health of a person.Sleep occupies nearly 30% of our daily life and people were gradually decreasing the sleep time in order to adjust their busy schedule. According to the United States National Sleep Foundation, adults need to sleep 7-9 hours ...


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Renin angiotensin is for regaining homeostasis. If you have lost salts, blood pressure and blood volume will decrease due to loss of fluids. But the renin angiotensin mechanism will try to undo this by stimulating uptake of Na+ and water. But still, they can not fully compensate for loss of Na+, INTAKE of Na+ is NECESSARY. By the way, the main stimulus for ...



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