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mm Hg

 
millimeters of mercury; a unit of pressure equal to 1 torr, or 133.3 pascals.

mm Hg

Millimetres of mercury. A measure of blood pressure, referring to the height to which the pressure in the blood vessels push a column of mercury.

mm Hg

Millimeters of mercury Clinical medicine A measure of blood pressure, referring to the height to which the pressure in the blood vessels push a column of mercury. See Blood pressure, Hypertension.
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The default blood pressure goal of less than 140/90 for most CAD patients represented an increase from the less than 130/80 mm Hg goal set by the prior edition of this guideline, issued in 2007 (Circulation 2007;115:2761-88).
In particular, five studies that related systolic BP with findings on invasive angiography showed that a difference of 10 mm Hg or more was strongly associated with subclavian stenosis on the side with the lowest pressure (Lancet 2012 [doi:10.
In this gas exchange region, the PO2 falls approximately 50 mm Hg because the partial pressure of oxygen in the alveoli is 100 mm Hg.
Stage 2 Hypertension: 160 mm Hg or above systolic and/or 100 mm Hg diastolic or above
2] began to desaturate to 21 [+ or -] 2 mm Hg and ICP remained <20 mm Hg on propofol and sublimaze infusions.
The epidemiologic evidence clearly shows that increased blood pressure relates to an increased risk for cardiovascular events across a blood pressure range from 115/75 mm Hg to 185/115 mm Hg.
After 12 weeks, mean 24-hour blood pressures in the aerobic interval training group had improved from a baseline of 154/94 mm Hg to 141/87 mm Hg.
For instance, citations from several articles listed in the references accompanying this letter that stated that brain oxygen levels > 35 mm Hg correlate with good recovery and those less than 35 mm Hg lead to poor outcomes or death were done with the Paratrend oxygen monitoring system.
Under room air conditions at sea level, the alveoli contain a partial pressure of oxygen of slightly above 100 mm Hg.
However, they also found the systolic blood pressure (SBP) of the dorsalis pedis artery to be up to 20 mm Hg higher than the brachial artery when measured manometrically.