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Between what two structures is the PV located?
What are the names of the PV cusps?
1. Anterior
2. Right Posterior
3. Left Posterior
What is the normal PV velocity?
0.6 - 0.9 m/sec
Compared to the AV cusps, are the PV cusps thinner or thicker?
What is the direction of blood flow through the PV?
From the RV
Through the PV
To the PA
What is the normal PV systolic pressure?
15 - 30 mmHg
What is the normal PV diastolic pressure?
4 - 12 mmHg
The PA branches into what?
Right PA (RPA)
Left PA (LPA)
Where does the RPA and LPA take unoxygenated blood?
Pulmonary Capillary Bed
What is the normal mean pulmonary capillary wedge pressure?
10 mmHg
What occurs at the pulmonary capillary bed?
Carbon dioxide in the blood is exchanged for oxygen