AS - PE - Venous Return

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  • Created on: 04-02-11 18:07

Venous return

 Is the transport of blood back to heart

  • Starling’s Law: 

 SV dependant on VR as one increase so does other


  • Mechanisms:

  Pocket valves – prevent backflow

-   Muscle pump – veins situated   between skeletal muscles contract forcing blood back

-   Respiratory pump – during


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