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compression of the heart caused by fluid building up between the visceral pericardium and parietal pericardium
Rheumated Heart Disease
cardiac damage resulting from a delayed inflammatory response to streptococcal infection
Mitral valve prolapse
incompetence of mitral valve caused b its edges extending back into the left atrium when the left ventricle contracts
How many ounces of blood are pumped with each contraction?
which means 5 quarts per minute
75 gallons an hour and about 2000 gallons a day
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