Heartsite logo
Prior Page
Next Page

Slide 16/28
What happens when the heart is "over-filled"?

  • Like any other "spring," excessive stretching can reduce or even destroy the recoil or pumping ability of the heart muscle.

  • Thus, the mechanisms that were meant to help the failing heart further aggravates the situation.
Prior Page Exit Slide Show Next Page
Copyright ©1999-2007, A.S.M. Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved, including design and all contents that include graphics and animations.