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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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Once systolic pressures are recorded for both of the upper extremities and lower extremities, the higher of the mean systolic pressure from each leg (if multiple arteries are assessed) should be compared to the higher mean systolic pressure from the brachial artery (regardless of side used for assessment).
8 years included the Systolic Hypertension in Elderly Program (SHEP) (5), Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial (Syst-Eur) (6), Systolic Hypertension in China Trial (Syst-China) (7), European Working Party on High Blood Pressure in the Elderly (EWPHE) (8), the trial on Hypertension in Elderly Patients in Primary Care (HEP) (9), the Swedish Trial on Old Patients with Hypertension (STOP) (10), and the Medical Research Council Trials in mild hypertension (MRC) (11), and in older adults (MRC 2) (12), showed a beneficial effect of the treatment of systolic hypertension on cardiovascular outcomes.
HFSA guidelines for management of patients with heart failure cause by left ventricular systolic dysfunction--pharmacological approaches.
This is "primarily as a result of inadequate systolic blood pressure control.
After four weeks, the investigators found that the group with 150 or greater baseline systolic blood pressure on just the DASH diet had an average of 11 mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure compared to a 4 mm Hg reduction in those solely on the DASH diet, but whose baseline systolic pressures were less than 130.
The research team from the Jerusalem College of Technology and the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Israel developed a device using a technique called photoplethysmography to more accurately measure systolic blood pressure.
Detailed physical examination and echocardiographic evaluation, particularly the thoracic aorta is must while evaluating a child with dilated left ventricle with severe systolic dysfunction because missing coarctation in such cases might have deadly consequences.
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Hence, these durations may be short times to have effect on systolic function and cardiovascular damage in type 1 DM patients.
The American Heart Association, American Society for Hypertension and International Society for Hypertension all recommend patients maintain a systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or lower until age 80, after which 150 mmHg is acceptable.

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