pulse pressure


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pulse pressure

[′pəls ‚presh·ər]
(physiology)
The difference between the systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
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On average, they found transdermal optical imaging predicted systolic blood pressure with nearly 95 percent accuracy and diastolic blood pressure with pulse pressure at nearly 96 percent accuracy.
They found that on average, transdermal optical imaging predicted systolic blood pressure with nearly 95 per cent accuracy and diastolic blood pressure with pulse pressure at nearly 96 per cent accuracy.
Hong Luo, M.D., Ph.D., from The Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University in China, and colleagues used an advanced machine learning algorithm to create computational models that predicted reference systolic, diastolic, and pulse pressure from facial blood flow data for 1,328 normotensive adults.
Pulse pressure variation could be used as a parameter to monitor the state of intravascular volume and aid in intraoperative fluid management of patients undergoing renal transplantation.
Stroke volume variation and pulse pressure variation are not useful for predicting fluid responsiveness in thoracic surgery.
It would seem that LVM in hypertensive patients is more closely associated with the peripheral pulse pressure and hemodynamic pulsatile load than with the mean arterial pressure and permanent load (8).
Thus, as age increases, there is a widening of pulse pressure.[4,5]
The analysis was adjusted by age, by the traditional risk factor LDL/HDL ratio, by the non-traditional risk factors pulse pressure and neck circumference, and by the inflammatory marker myeloperoxidase.
Therefore, the analysis of heart rate variability, pulse pressure, and cortisol level in major depressive patients, which contributes to the development of objective diagnostic and prognostic prediction tools, is of great importance.
Pulse pressure amplification (PPA) is conventionally understood in clinical practice as the increase of pulse pressure (PP) amplitude as pressure waves propagate distally in the systemic network.
Aortic pulse pressure ([PP.sub.ao]) was measured according the following equation: [PP.sub.ao] = [PWV.sub.abd.sup.2] x [rho] x [relD.sub.abd], where [rho] = 1059 kg/[m.sup.3] is the blood density.