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the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood

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It is likely that aortic regurgitation, even though mild, greatly contributed to the pressurisation of the left heart, so LV end-diastolic pressure rapidly equalised with mean arterial pressure, with minimal further flow into or out of the left heart, explaining why AV remained open during diastole.
Blood at diastole can be anywhere from 5 to 20 times as viscous as the same blood at systole.
This can, for example, show the blood within the cardiac chambers, as illustrated during diastole and systole in Figs 7b and 7c, respectively.
Isovolumic relaxation time and isovolumic contraction time from the basal part of the left ventricle, myocardial rate during the systole, myocardial rate during the erly diastole, the rate during the late diastole, ejection time, isovolumic contraction acceleration and acceleration of the ventricle at the time of isovolumic contraction were measured.
Diastolic dysfunction is characterized by the inability of the involved ventricle to adequately fill with blood during ventricular diastole.
We show that patients with idiopathic DCM have greater left ventricular dimension in systole and diastole on echocardiography, more radiographic cardiomegaly, and lower contractile capacity on echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation.
To calculate the fractional shortening index, the diameter of internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of systole and diameter of internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of diastole are measured.
Corrugated Form #32 comprises a footed vessel in which the rhythm of the structural systole and diastole of the vessel sides is less intensely angular and visually jarring, instead gently expanding and contracting (breathing in and out) as the form rises up to an equally gently sloped top, capped again with but a small lid.
3 mm during diastole and 20 mm during systole, and a longitudinal measurement of 28 mm during diastole and 24.
2,3) If the CT is gated, scans will usually be obtained during diastole.
FREDERICK DOUGLASS When it is finally ours, this freedom, this liberty, this beautiful and terrible thing, needful to man as air, usable as earth; when it belongs at last to all, when it is truly instinct, brain matter, diastole, systole, reflex action; when it is finally won; when it is more than the gaudy mumbo jumbo of politicians: this man, this Douglass, this former slave, this Negro beaten to his knees, exiled, visioning a world where none is lonely, none hunted, alien, this man, superb in love and logic, this man shall be remembered.
L'interazione dei due processi di contrazione e di espansione, definiti da Paglia come sistole e diastole poetiche, giunge al risultato del potenziamento espressivo e figurale col minimo degli strumenti espressivi.
4) This dominance is presumably the result of the lower pressure in the right jugular bulb, which occurs as a result of both a gravitational effect and the direct suction action from the right cardiac atrium during diastole.
During this momentary lull, called the diastole, the heart relaxes, fills with blood, and readies for the next contraction or systole.