Cardiovascular System Physiology

October 21, 2014

There several critical functions of the body’s cardiovascular system: 1 Transportation of  materials and chemicals, 2) To regulate of the body’s homeostasis levels, 3) Protect the body from pathogens 1. Transporting  materials from one part of the body to other body tissues is a major function of the cardiovascular system. The blood delivers oxygen and essential nutrients, as well as remove waste and carbon dioxide that is processed from  the body….

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CardioVascular System: Coronary Circulation & Blood

Coronary Circulation systems the set of blood vessels that are within the heart that provide the myocardium with oxygen and nutrients, that the heart  needs to pump blood through the body. The right and left coronary arteries spread off from the aorta provide blood to left and right side of the heart. The coronary sinus is a vein that is on the posterior side of the heart and it will return de-oxygenated blood to…

October 20, 2014
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What is Cardiology

October 13, 2014

The cardiovascular system encompasses the heart, blood vessels and nearly 5 liters of blood, that is constantly moved throughout the  blood viens, and vessels. Its primary responsibility is transporting oxygen, hormones and nutrients, throughout the the body. The heart, which is the size of a closed fist, must pump over 5 liters of blood throughout the body every minute. Cardiology is a medical discipline focused on dealing with heart disorders. This…

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