diastology

di·as·tol·o·gy

(dī'as-tol'ŏ-jē),
The study or science of cardiac diastole and its components.

diastology

(dī″ăs-tol′ŏ-jē) [ diastole + -logy]
The scientific study of the heart muscle when it is not contracting but is in diastole (at rest).
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The section on diastology is brief, almost an afterthought, but is in keeping with the practical nature of the book, given that intraoperative decision-making is rarely altered by diastolic parameters.
21), who performed a sub-study of PRIDE, reported on 139 of 599 patients who were referred for clinically indicated echocardiograms and found only modest correlations with indices of right and left ventricular structure, systolic function, and diastology.
The Cleveland Clinic Diastology and New Echo Technologies Summit is now available in a variety of multimedia formats to meet your needs -- DVD, MP4, audio CD, and MP3.
Diastology and New Echo Technologies Summit provides a unique opportunity for participants to view key opinion leaders and review updates in heart valve disease, diastology, new and emerging echo technologies, and contrast echocardiography.
This activity is designed for cardiologists, sonographers, nurses, cardiology fellows, and other healthcare professionals interested in diastology, new echocardiographic technologies, contrast echocardiography, and heart valve disease.
With current knowledge of diastology, it is now understood that verapamil actually caused worsening, restrictive LV diastolic dysfunction, increasing early velocities because of increased left atrial pressure.