diastole

(redirected from diastolic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to diastolic: blood pressure, diastolic heart failure

diastole

the dilatation of the chambers of the heart that follows each contraction, during which they refill with blood

diastole

[dī′as·tə·lē]
(physiology)
The rhythmic relaxation and dilation of a heart chamber, especially a ventricle.
References in periodicals archive ?
We used logistic regression models to estimate associations between 1-year average exposures to air pollutants and prevalent hypertension, with participants with a previous diagnosis and those with elevated systolic or diastolic BP at the time of the study examination classified as cases.
Our findings show that diastolic dysfunction is common after anthracycline-based chemotherapy, particularly in older patients and those with higher body mass index (BMI)," Dr.
There was no significant difference regarding mean (SD) diastolic function before 8 sessions of cardiac rehabilitation (1.
Burden of systolic and diastolic ventricular dysfunction in the community: appreciating the scope of the heart failure epidemic.
Figure 2 shows the parameter estimates for mean diastolic blood pressure for each of the major risk factors after adjustment for age and by comparison of second with first and third with first tertiles.
Patients who achieved a diastolic blood pressure of 84 mm Hg had a risk of death or MI that was set at a reference level of 1.
0 (2320) (mg/L) Alanine amino transferase, 12 15 20 (d) U/L Hemoglobin, (e) g/L 150 160 169 Diastolic blood 10.
What to do: Keep your systolic blood pressure below 140 (ideally below 120) and your diastolic blood pressure below 90 (ideally below 80).
In a placebo-controlled, double-blind study with borderline hypertensives of both sexes, one gram of vitamin C taken daily for six weeks reduced systolic and pulse pressure, but not diastolic pressure.
At the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Session held in November 2011, the research group unveiled the results of a 24-week long human clinical trial, which affirmed Theracurmin[TM]'s efficacy in improving the symptoms of the left ventricular diastolic failure.
We are very excited about these findings, which suggest that HNO prodrugs could be useful in the treatment of diastolic heart failure," said John Reardon, Ph.