diastolic pressure


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diastolic pressure

[¦dī·ə¦stäl·ik ′presh·ər]
(physiology)
The lowest arterial blood pressure during the cardiac cycle; reflects relaxation and dilation of a heart chamber.
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At the end of the 18-week study, the study regimen had controlled 77% of systolic blood pressures and 83% of diastolic pressures, said Dr.
001) improvements in a variety of heart function parameters including cardiac output, stroke volume, left ventricular work and left ventricular end diastolic pressure.
The treatment was well-tolerated by participants for the most part, although lower systolic and diastolic pressures have to be monitored based on other health concerns, and complications such as syncope, electrolyte abnormalities and acute kidney injury or renal failure were seen.
4 mm Hg and their diastolic pressure drop by an average of 5.
When diastolic pressure of at least 90 mm Hg declined in that group by 8 points, 76 events would be prevented.
The mean diastolic pressure gradient across the mitral valve was 18 mm Hg as measured by echo-Doppler.
05 mmHg reduction in diastolic pressure among those who received EPA and DHA in comparison with a placebo.
BP readings that shows systolic pressure and diastolic pressure at or below 120 over 80 (120/80 mmHG) is considered to be normal, above 140/90 mmHG indicates high BP, while readings below 90/60 mmHG is considered to be low BP.
Editor's Note: Blood pressure is typically recorded as two numbers - the systolic pressure (top number) over the diastolic pressure (bottom number).
At baseline, 3 months and 6 months, systolic and diastolic pressure and 25-hydroxyvitamin D were measured.
The 140 figure is the systolic pressure - the max pressure reached when the heart beats - and the 90 figure is the diastolic pressure - the lowest level it falls to.
High blood pressure is defined as a repeatedly elevated systolic pressure of 140 mmHg or higher OR a diastolic pressure of 90 mmHg or higher.