arterial wave

ar·te·ri·al wave

a wave in the jugular phlebogram caused by transmission of carotid artery pulsation.
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A typical arterial wave was obtained from the monitor.
We determined the arterial injection with discoloration, edema in the hand, and arterial wave forming in the monitor.
3) Marik PE, Cavallazzi R, Vasu T, etal: Dynamic changes in arterial wave form derived variables and fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients: A systematic review of the literature.
Association of arterial wave properties and diastolic dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
It has been hypothesised that the increase in PEEP and the subsequent increase in intrathoracic pressure and reduced cardiac output may cause a dampening of the arterial pulse wave, such that the sensor has difficulty determining an arterial wave from a venous wave.