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The pressure-volume curve is shifted to the left in: (DNB Dec-2010)



A Mitral regurgitation
B Aortic regurgitation

C Mitral stenosis
D Aortic stenosis

Ans. D Aortic stenosis

a.curve is shifted downward and to right ~ means ~ compliance is decreased, e.g. in

- Pulmonary congestion Q-

- Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis Q

- Also less during inflation Q

b.Curve is shifted upward and to left means compliance of lungs is increased, e.g. in

-Emphysema Q

- Also during deflation Q

[Do not confuse:

In case of lungs PV curve, left shift means compliance of lungs Q, while in case of LV PV loop left shift means LV compliance and vise – versa] Q

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