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hypotension

Pathol abnormally low blood pressure

hypotension

[¦hī·pō′ten·chən]
(medicine)
Abnormally low blood pressure, commonly considered to be levels below 100 diastolic and 40 systolic.
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Furthermore, this important activity of wide range of mushrooms could be attributed to their isolated bioactive hypotensive compounds, for instance, isoleucyl tyrosine (dipeptide) from M.
Only patients with non-life-threatening conditions in the ED were evaluated, which may preclude extrapolation of our findings to hypotensive or hypertensive patients in other settings.
Stevia, often noted for its ability to lower blood glucose, has also shown hypotensive effects in studies.
Based on our experiences and the observations reported in the literature wherein acute hypotensive transfusion reactions can occur independently of ACE-I therapy, (5,12) we propose that the C-2399A polymorphism in XPNPEP2 may be associated with acute hypotensive transfusion reactions in patients not taking this antihypertensive medication.
Her GCS remained 5 throughout the night and despite being on four vasopressors she continued to be hypotensive.
On admission to the intensive care unit, the patient continued to be hypotensive and was again given IV saline.
Since the hypotensive activity described in this study was concentrated in the fraction DCM, an aliquote (4.
62) However, the limits of this hypotensive resuscitation strategy, such as whether permissive hypotension would worsen the incidence of late complications that could arise from incomplete resuscitation, are unknown.
Additional factors shown to increase sensitivity to cerebral ischemia during TBO include neurologic status evaluation in a nonsedated patient, hypotensive challenge, venous phase timing of each hemisphere, and technetium 99m-HMPAO single photon emission computed tomography imaging (2--4).
Shortly after, she collapsed in the waiting area and was subsequently found to be profoundly hypotensive with a hemoglobin of 5.
Patients who are hypotensive and have valve disorders will likely not tolerate medications intended to reduce afterload and preload.
Poorly responsive, subdued, or unresponsive patients usually are hypotensive or hypoglycemic.