systolic pressure


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the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart

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Pulmonary artery pressures were measured from Right ventricular systolic pressure plus estimated Right atrial Pressure.
The participants were each assigned to a group targeted at systolic pressure of less than 120, which received an average of three medications, or less than 140, which was treated with an average of two.
Observational studies then found that systolic pressure was a better predictor of consequences like strokes.
Both groups developed high blood pressure, but the systolic pressure remained lower than in rats that were on a high-salt diet with no medication or grape powder.
As intracranial pressure increases, systolic pressure has to increase to continue to perfuse the brain.
The first larger number is known as the systolic pressure.
Results of this study indicate that the application of carvacrol decreased heart rate, systolic pressure, diastolic pressure and mean arterial pressure in normotensive rats and exhibited a marked hypotensive effect.
This phenomenon is known as systolic pressure variation and represents a potentially powerful tool in the assessment and manipulation of fluid status.
Systolic pressure dropped by an average of 7 mm Hg, while diastolic pressure fell by an average of 5 mm Hg.
Normal blood pressure is a systolic pressure of less than 120 and a diastolic pressure of less than 80.
With breathing, there is approximately a 3 to 4 mmHg difference in systolic pressure between inspiration and expiration due to changes in intrathoracic pressure (Darovic, 2002).
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute guidelines define high blood pressure as systolic pressure over 140 mmHg or diastolic pressure over 80 mmHg.
The ABI is a ratio calculated by comparing the highest systolic pressure found in the lower extremity to the highest systolic pressure found in the brachial artery of either upper extremity.
In the recent Vancouver study of 144 men with various levels of SCI, their systolic pressure was recorded in excess of 220 mmHg.