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#1798 - **thriftymchiggins used "*roll picture*"** **thriftymchiggi… 06/11/2016 on Roll for your college... 0
#59 - I'm on the EMS diet. Literally eat a single serving bag of pea… 06/05/2016 on Not all Americans are fat 0
#122 - I came here to giggle, not almost cry in front of my gf. LESS … 05/13/2016 on Therapy +1
#917 - **thriftymchiggins used "*roll picture*"** **thriftymchiggi… 04/13/2016 on What are they laughing at?... 0
#48 - Basically, it's bone marrow stem cells that are created into a…  [+] (1 new reply) 04/12/2016 on das kewl 0
#49 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Fucking awesome
#45 - I'm an emt so knowing physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy and…  [+] (3 new replies) 04/12/2016 on das kewl 0
#46 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Can you tell me more about ghost hearts?
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#48 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
Basically, it's bone marrow stem cells that are created into a functioning heart.
#49 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Fucking awesome
#43 - The point of an lvad is to replace the heart. Your veins don't…  [+] (7 new replies) 04/12/2016 on das kewl +1
#50 - icantbelieveitsnot (04/12/2016) [-]
Just as a heads up, that is not a LVAD, it is a full artificial heart, an LVAD assists the left ventricle.

Also your arteries and veins do form a closed loop. Left ventricle> arteries> arterioles> capillaries> venules> veins> right atrium> right ventricle> pulmonary arteries> alveoli*> pulmonary veins> left atrium> left ventricle again.

Also the alveoli are in the lungs and only exchange gasses and water vapor, not blood or ATP. the capillaries is where nutrients are exchanged with the cells.
#51 - icantbelieveitsnot (04/12/2016) [-]
Also, For all of those interested, this artificial heart still simulates a heartbeat, so you would still have a pulse.

On the down side, they performed about 15 of these, with only one patient ever going home, and an average life expectancy of about 5 months.
#44 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Ah I see. Thanks! I was just curious is all. The most recent home research I've done on cardiovascular science is things like ghost hearts and stuff like that
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#45 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
I'm an emt so knowing physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy and keeping up with medical science.
#46 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Can you tell me more about ghost hearts?
User avatar
#48 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
Basically, it's bone marrow stem cells that are created into a functioning heart.
#49 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Fucking awesome
#35 - A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a pump that we…  [+] (11 new replies) 04/12/2016 on das kewl +2
#40 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
That's cool and all, but how does that make someone have no idea? I can believe in a mechanical heart, but wouldn't we still need a new? Because that's our blood surging into our veins, isn't it?
#41 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
*no pulse


Fuck this autoregolamentazione on my phone it sucks
#42 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
*auto replace!

Fucking samsung
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#43 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
The point of an lvad is to replace the heart. Your veins don't physically loop back and forth but blood, oxygen, atp and other things are exchanged through the alvioli, alveolar cells etc. Basically, the blood does make a full "loop" of your entire body.

The purpose of the lvad is to have a small turbine that circulates it for you, rather than relying on your heart to pump it naturally.
#50 - icantbelieveitsnot (04/12/2016) [-]
Just as a heads up, that is not a LVAD, it is a full artificial heart, an LVAD assists the left ventricle.

Also your arteries and veins do form a closed loop. Left ventricle> arteries> arterioles> capillaries> venules> veins> right atrium> right ventricle> pulmonary arteries> alveoli*> pulmonary veins> left atrium> left ventricle again.

Also the alveoli are in the lungs and only exchange gasses and water vapor, not blood or ATP. the capillaries is where nutrients are exchanged with the cells.
#51 - icantbelieveitsnot (04/12/2016) [-]
Also, For all of those interested, this artificial heart still simulates a heartbeat, so you would still have a pulse.

On the down side, they performed about 15 of these, with only one patient ever going home, and an average life expectancy of about 5 months.
#44 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Ah I see. Thanks! I was just curious is all. The most recent home research I've done on cardiovascular science is things like ghost hearts and stuff like that
User avatar
#45 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
I'm an emt so knowing physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy and keeping up with medical science.
#46 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Can you tell me more about ghost hearts?
User avatar
#48 - thriftymchiggins (04/12/2016) [-]
Basically, it's bone marrow stem cells that are created into a functioning heart.
#49 - msamnesia (04/12/2016) [-]
Fucking awesome
#1561 - **thriftymchiggins used "*roll picture*"** **thriftymchiggi… 04/11/2016 on Roll for what arrives to... 0
#45 - The sports swimwear thing.....it is my fetish, bbw's are my fe… 04/07/2016 on SJW Comp: degeneracy is... 0
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