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cardiovascular

of or relating to the heart and the blood vessels

cardiovascular

[¦kärd·ē·ō′vas·kyə·lər]
(physiology)
Pertaining to the heart and circulatory system. Also known as cardiocirculatory.
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The remaining cases of sustained hypotension (n=11) were thought to be due to a dose-related effect of one or more anaesthetic agents in patients with reduced cardiovascular reserve and/or failure to provide appropriate resuscitation and/or the lack of response to appropriate resuscitative efforts.
This delay could result in patients remaining intubated for longer periods of time out of a concern for adding stress on a patient with diminished cardiovascular reserve should extubation fail.
This author discusses the normal aging changes that may predispose older individuals to diastolic heart failure, including increased hypertrophy and stiffness of the left ventricle, increased vascular stiffness, and decreased cardiovascular reserve.

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