Lec25_07 - 1 Understand vascular compliance 2 Understand...

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Lec25-2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 25 Arteries and Veins I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Properties of vessel walls and distensibility. 2. Vessel compliance and the pulse. 3. Determinants of arterial blood pressure and flow. 4. Physical properties of veins. II. You will have learned the material when you can:
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Understand vascular compliance. 2. Understand how arterial pressure is determined. 3. Understand the flow of blood through veins. III. Sample Problems: 1. What effect would decreasing the compliance of arterioles have on pulsatile flow though them (assume resistance stays constant)? 2. How does the 'venous pump' function? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec25-07.htm8/15/2007 10:24:10 AM...
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