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What diseases affect small arteries similar to atherosclerosis in aorta?

Atherosclerosis can affect everything from the largest vessel, like the aorta, to small arteries with a diameter of <2.5 mm (this is labelled small vessel disease.) Large vessels develop ...
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Why is mean systemic filling pressure used to calculate pressure differential for venous return?

I think the words tripping you up are "mean" and "systemic". Specifically, it sounds like your intuition is that you should be thinking about an average (mean) across space, across ...
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Flow of left ventricle into the aorta

After the helpful comments, I have now been able to solve the question. Since some of the blood directly flows from the right to the left side of the heart in the foetus, the correct calculation would ...
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