cardiac cycle

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Related to Atrial systole: atrial diastole, Ventricular systole
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the complete cycle of events in the heart from the beginning of one heart beat to the beginning of the next

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However, atrial systole is of greater importance for left ventricular filling in patients with MI (11).
The importance of atrial systole is increased in HCM, and particularly those with diastolic dysfunction are intolerant of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rates.
By the end of atrial systole, the impulse reaches the atrioventricular node, which is in the right atrium.
During atrial systole, the atria contract, and in ventricular systole the ventricles contract.