systole


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systole

contraction of the heart, during which blood is pumped into the aorta and the arteries that lead to the lungs

Systole

 

the contraction of cardiac muscle, or the myocardium. A systole consists of separate but successive atrial and ventricular contractions. The cardiac cycle comprises consecutive systolic and diastolic movement. In man, 75 heart beats per minute are accompanied by atrial and ventricular systoles that last 0.1 sec and 0.3 sec, respectively. Blood enters the ventricles from the atria during atrial systole and is ejected into the vascular system during ventricular systole.

systole

[′sis·tə·lē]
(physiology)
The contraction phase of the heart cycle.
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Caption: Figure 2--Echocardiographic images showing (A) the impairment in cardiac contractility evidenced by the arrows, in which the left ventricle cavity does not suffer much change in its diameter comparing systole (short arrow) and diastole (long arrow), in a dog with distributive shock (right parasternal short axis image at the level of chordae tendinea); (B) an enlarged left atrium (dotted line) (left atrium-to-aorta ratio >2.
Type IIB: Cardio inhibition with a systole is defined as the occurrence of a systole for more than 3 seconds.
In particular, the fraction of systole (FS) from the heart cycle was assessed and MBP was then calculated from DBP and the pulse pressure (PP) adjusted for FS as follows: DBP+FSPP (Moran et al.
Left atrial volume was measured in apical four chamber view at end of LV systole, i-e; just before opening of mitral valves, by tracing inner borders of LA and excluding area under mitral valve annulus and pulmonary veins inlet12.
Key to understanding the variation in the thickness of the ventricular walls is an understanding of the pressures in the aortic and pulmonary arteries during systole (contraction of the heart where the ventricles push blood out of the heart) and diastole (relaxation of the heart where the ventricles fill with blood).
Endocardial thickening or mural plaque formation in the left ventricular outflow tract and thickening of the anterior mitral leaflet secondary to contact of the anterior mitral leaflet with the septum during ventricular systole are also present.
Theoretically we can infer a relationship, since in the ECG we can identify the systole, starting from the peak of the R wave to peak of the T wave, and the diastole, starting from the peak of the T wave to the peak of the R wave.
05, statistically significant Em: early diastole; Am: late diastole; Sm: systole Table 4.
By the end of atrial systole, the impulse reaches the atrioventricular node, which is in the right atrium.
Routine chamber sizing in standard mode and wall thickness measurement in systole and diastole were performed.
Ventricular dyskinesia denotes a segment of the ventricle wall that exhibits a paradoxical, outward movement during systole causing intraventricular "shunting" of blood flow between systole and diastole.

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