Arterial wave | definition of arterial wave by Medical dictionary
a wave in the jugular phlebogram caused by transmission of carotid artery pulsation.
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reflections and survival in end-stage renal failure.
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.
The study also involves blood tests, measurement of arterial wave
forms, and questionnaires to measure sociodemographics and psychosocial factors.