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Which of the following situations is pulmonary blood flow greater than aortic blood flow?



A. Normal adult
B. Fetus
C. Left-to-right ventricular shunt
D. Right-to-left ventricular shunt
E. Right ventricular failure
F. Administration of a positive inotropic
Asked by Ebner, Last updated: Jan 26, 2020

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Christian Jackson

Christian Jackson, Content Developer, Austin

Answered Jan 04, 2019

The correct answer here is the left-to-right ventricular shunt, or answer C. This is because this particular kind of shut allows the blood to flow backwards in the heart. The heart is an in...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Left-to-right ventricular shunt-in a left-to-right ventricular shunt, a defect in the ventricular septum allows blood to flow from the left ventricle to the right ventricle instead of being ejected...Read More
 

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