presystolic


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presystolic

 [pre″sis-tol´ik]
preceding systole.

pre·sys·tol·ic

(prē'sis-tol'ik),
Late diastolic, relating to the interval immediately preceding systole.

presystolic

/pre·sys·tol·ic/ (pre″sis-tol´ik)
1. pertaining to the beginning of systole.
2. occurring just before systole.

presystolic

[-sistol′ik]
Etymology: L, prae + Gk, systole, contraction
pertaining to the period before systole.

pre·sys·tol·ic

(prē'sis-tol'ik)
Late diastolic, relating to the interval immediately preceding systole.

presystolic

pertaining to presystole.
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Palpation to the left of the sternum revealed the systolic lift of right ventricular hypertrophy, and on auscultation at the cardiac apex, with the patient lying on his left side, a loud first heart sound, a soft opening snap, and a low-pitched diastolic rumble with presystolic accentuation were heard.
The presystolic electrogram and the absence of overt structural heart disease, despite the particularly unusual CT finding, are suggestive of a focal VT mechanism.