Zarich et al  (1988) and Papillolec et al  (1989) reported that diabetics who had normal ejection fraction had evidence of diastolic
dysfunction in the form of increased A/E ratio.
There are limited treatment options for diastolic
dysfunction and even fewer for diabetes-induced diastolic
Early (E) and late (A) diastolic
velocities, velocity time integrals and ratios of early and late velocities, velocity time integrals (E/A) as well as isovolumetric relaxation time was determined.
Presently, the ratio of early diastolic
mitral inflow velocity to early diastolic
mitral annulus velocity (E/e' ratio) is used for the evaluation of LV filling pressure, and it has been used as a marker to diagnose diastolic
Based on these results, we diagnosed both patients with diastolic
It was also fou-nd that uric acid was positively correlated to diastolic
blood pressure with r = 0.
Conclusion: Increase in left atrial volume is directly correlated with severity of diastolic
Overall, the authors found no significant differences between CPAP and mandibular advancement devices in the associated changes in systolic or diastolic
blood pressure, although they noted that CPAP showed the strongest association with systolic blood pressure reductions.
Measurements of the thickness of the walls of the heart and sizes of its cavities in the systolic and diastolic
phases were performed according to the recommendations of the American Committee of Echocardiography experts.
Tables 2-5 show the percentiles constructed for systolic pressure and diastolic
pressure by gender, height, weight and BMI.
For example, people with no history of high blood pressure in middle age who had high diastolic
blood pressure in old age were 50 percent more likely to have severe brain lesions than people with low diastolic
blood pressure in old age.
Although both systolic and diastolic
blood pressure were assessed at intervals over the years, Dr.