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sys·tol·ic

(sis-tol'ik),
Relating to, or occurring during cardiac systole.

systolic

See systole.

sys·tol·ic

(sis-tol'ik)
Relating to or occurring during cardiac systole.

Systolic

The phase of blood circulation in which the heart's pumping chambers (ventricles) are actively pumping blood. The ventricles are squeezing (contracting) forcefully, and the pressure against the walls of the arteries is at its highest.

systolic

pertaining to or emanating from systole.
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26 years into the planned five-year study after a 25 percent reduction in primary cardiovascular outcomes -- myocardial infarction, other acute coronary syndromes, stroke, heart failure, or death from cardiovascular causes -- and a 27 percent reduction in all-cause mortality in the group aiming for 120 systolic pressure.
Observational studies then found that systolic pressure was a better predictor of consequences like strokes.
According to our opinion, the evaluation of RV systolic functions requires using different echocardiographic parameters as in valve regurgitation (23).
Table 2 shows linear regression of total serum PCBs in relation to systolic and diastolic blood pressure for the full population (n = 394) and for those whose blood pressure was within the "normotensive" range (systolic < 140 mmHg, n = 341; diastolic < 90 mmHg, n = 338) after adjustment for all covariates.
Major Finding: Systolic blood pressure attenuated the type 2 diabetes-cognition relationship by 30%-50% for episodic memory, neurocognitive speed, and executive function.
Sample volumes were placed at the septal and lateral mitral annulus for pulsed tissue Doppler measurements of the annular diastolic and systolic velocities.
Results: The results revealed a significant decrease in systolic (more than 10 mmHg) and diastolic (more than 5 mmHg) blood pressure after 6 weeks of tomato extract supplementation.
Systolic Pressure (the top number on your reading) reflects the pressure in your arteries when the heart beats
A narrow pulse pressure, which is the difference between the systolic and diastolic, is an early indication of shock.
The ABI measurement involves comparing systolic blood pressures of the upper extremity brachial artery with systolic blood pressures of the lower extremity, including the anterior or posterior tibial artery or the dorsal pedis artery.
The data reveal that patients with an average blood pressure level above 140 mm Hg systolic or 90 mm Hg diastolic experienced a significant increase in the amount of plaque in their arteries.
1,2) Elderly patients are also vulnerable to the development of isolated systolic hypertension, a clinical entity also associated with significant elevations in cardiovascular disease.

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