arterial wave

ar·te·ri·al wave

a wave in the jugular phlebogram caused by transmission of carotid artery pulsation.
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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.