Cardiac output high

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Cardiac output, high

a state of elevated cardiac output. Conditions that lower peripheral vascular resistance, such as anaemia, arteriovenous fistulas, thyrotoxicosis, and pregnancy, are among the most important factors augmenting the venous return and therefore elevating cardiac output. Increased cardiac output also occurs in muscular exercise, fever, and severe anoxia.