Definition: A state of elevated cardiac output due to conditions of either increased hemodynamic demand or reduced cardiac oxygen output. These conditions may include ANEMIA; ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA; THYROTOXICOSIS; PREGNANCY; EXERCISE; FEVER; and ANOXIA. In time, compensatory changes of the heart can lead to pathological form of high cardiac output and eventual HEART FAILURE.
note category: do not confuse with CARDIAC OUTPUT, a physiological concept
Other names High Cardiac Output; High Cardiac Outputs; Cardiac Outputs, High
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