Case_Study__3_Cardiovascular_System_08

Case_Study__3_Cardiovascular_System_08 - Diagnosis and...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Cerebral Hypoxia of an Athlete during Exercise Case Study #3 BEE 331 For this case study, you are working as an engineering advising team to cardiovascular specialists. An athlete is suffering problems with dizziness and headaches when undergoing physical exercise, which they suspect is a result of inadequate blood flow to the brain. When exercising, the baroreceptor loop ordinarily responds to the increased blood capacity of the tissue by elevating the arterial blood. However, it appears that this patient’s response isn’t sufficiently raising the arterial pressure. Normally, the doctors would advise him to limit extreme exercise, but since he is a professional athlete, he has asked them to examine all alternative treatments. I. Diagnosis (Analysis) Assignment: The doctors have taken the patient’s basic vitals under rest and exercise and provided you with them. For both conditions, find the systolic compliance and the work done by the heart per unit time (expressed in watts) using the equations derived in class. Data:
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