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PvO2 = 40mm Hg, PvCO2 = 46mmHg

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Q: What is the normal PO2 and PCO2 in mixed venous blood returning to the lungs?
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Do the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs contain arterial or venous blood?


Is the Heart chamber is the first to receive blood returning to the heart from the lungs?

The left atrium is the chamber that receives oxygenated blood returning from the lungs.

What part of the heart receive the blood from the lungs?

The left atrium receives blood returning to the heart from the lungs.

What parts of the heart receive blood from the lungs?

The left atrium receives blood returning to the heart from the lungs.

Blood returning to the lungs is high in?

Carbon dioxide

What is the differences between capillary and venous blood?

Venous blood glucose level will be approximately 10-15% higher.

Which side of the heart is a low- pressure system that pumps venous blood to the lungs?

The right side of the heart as venous blood. The right atrium fills with venous blood and the Right ventricle pumps the de-oxygenated blood to the lungs via the pulmonary arteries. Then the re-oxygenated blood pools into the Left atrium vi the pulmonary vein and then the left ventricle is responsible for pumping the blood throughout the body.

Where will all venous emboli go?

All veins lead to the right atrium of the heart. After the right atrium, blood goes into the right ventricle then the pulmonary arteries to the lungs. All venous emboli will eventually end up in the lungs.

Why is mixed venous blood sample monitored?

Because that is where all of the venous blood runs through just before it enters the lungs and becomes re-oxygenated. So it is the most mixed up venous blood in the body.

Why is it logical for the right side of the heart to have deoxygenated blood?

Cause the right side is the part pumping venous blood to the lungs.

Which vessel receives blood during right ventricular systole?

aortaAND..pulmonary trunk

Where does blood travel travel next after returning from the body cells?

To the lungs