systole


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the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery

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Lorsque sur l'echocardiographie le diametre du ventricule gauche en fin de systole est au dessus de 5,2 cm au lieu de 3 et le diametre en fin de diastole au dessus de 7
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.
From a circular base rise vessel walls of patterned regularity that comprise a kind of architectural systole and diastole; the walls sharply angle in and out in a vertical and geometrically accordion-like manner.
These chordae are primarily responsible in preventing mitral valve leaflet prolapse during systole.
Thirty-one percent of patients were found to have WCH, which was defined as a difference above 20 mm Hg in systole or 10 mm Hg in diastole.
Systole is the heart-pumping phase in which the left and right ventricles push blood upward.
The major source of error occurs at the basal slice during ventricular systole, because of
It is typically set to partial fill and runs at a fixed percentage of systole and a fixed beat rate of 120 to 130 beats per minute with a stroke volume of 50-60 mL.
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Absent ductus venosus atrial systole (a-wave), umbilical vein pulsations, loss of movement, and oligohydramnios were the strongest predictors of stillbirth and acidemia.
During this momentary lull, called the diastole, the heart relaxes, fills with blood, and readies for the next contraction or systole.
The classic sign of pneumomediastinum is Hamman's sign, a crunching sound over the precordium that is synchronous with ventricular systole.
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