controlled hypotension

in·duced hy·po·ten·sion

, controlled hypotension
deliberate acute reduction of arterial blood pressure to reduce operative blood loss by pharmacologic means during anesthesia and surgery.

controlled hypotension

in·duced hy·po·ten·sion,

controlled hypotension (in-dūst' hī'pō-ten'shŭn, kŏn-trōld')
Deliberate acute reduction of arterial blood pressure to reduce operative blood loss by pharmacologic means during anesthesia and surgery.
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In addition, the occasional period of controlled hypotension during beating-heart surgery is so short that I don't worry about the other organs, either, as long as I stay within 20 percent of baseline saturation.
Sodium nitroprusside is an intravenous cardiovascular drug indicated for use in the immediate reduction of blood pressure of patients in hypertensive crisis or for producing controlled hypotension during anesthesia to reduce bleeding.

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