INDEX
243
Vasodilation, 164, 176
active, 169
cold-induced, 169
cutaneous, 202
flow-dependent, 152
systemic vasodilators, 212
Vasodilator reserve, 149
Vasopressin, 133, 140, 140-141, 142t, 143, 208
Vasovagal syncope, 129
Veins, 93, 94t, 95, 108
Vena cava, 61, 94-96, 94t
Venous blood pressure, 107-113, 1 0 8 -H 2
Venous blood volume, 96, 96, 107-109, 108
Venous compliance, 75, 108, 108, 109
Venous plexus, 168
Venous pressure, 75
Venous return, cardiac output, 113-118
Ventilation-perfusion ratio, 175
Ventricular afterload (see Afterload)
Ventricular arrhythmia, 25
Ventricular compliance, preload and, 69-71, 70
Ventricular diastasis, 66
Ventricular dilation, 70, 77
Ventricular ejection, 94, 97
Ventricular ejection fraction, 87
Ventricular fibrillation, 28, 29
Ventricular flutter, 29
Ventricular hypertrophy, 70
Ventricular inotropy, 76
Ventricular preload (see Preload)
Ventricular pressure-volume relationship, 67, 68
Ventricular relaxation, 62, 70
Ventricular stroke volume, 91, 110, 111, 201
Ventricular stroke work, 67
Ventricular tachycardia, 28, 29
Ventricular wall hypertrophy, 77
Venules, 94t, 95, 96
Verapamil, 17, 216
Vertebral arteries, 161, 162
Vesicular transport, 182
VIP (vasoactive intestinal polypeptide), 164
Voltage-gated channels, 15
W
Wall stress, 77
X
“x-descent”, 64
“x’-descent”, 65
Y
“y-descent”, 66
Z
Z-lines, 42
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