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hemodynamics

 [he″mo-di-nam´iks]
the study of the movements of the blood and the forces concerned therein. adj., adj hemodynam´ic.

he·mo·dy·nam·ics

(hē'mō-dī-nam'iks),
The study of the dynamics of the blood circulation.
[hemo- + G. dynamis, power]

hemodynamics

(hē′mə-dī-năm′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the forces involved in the circulation of blood.

he′mo·dy·nam′ic adj.
he′mo·dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.

hemodynamics

Cardiology 
1. The formal study of blood circulation.
2. The status of blood flow in the circulation, the sum result of cardiac output and resistances–eg, vascular resistance to flow.

he·mo·dy·nam·ics

(hē'mō-dī-nam'iks)
The study of the activity of blood circulation.
Synonym(s): haemodynamics.
[hemo- + G. dynamis, power]

he·mo·dy·nam·ics

(hē'mō-dī-nam'iks)
Study of physical dynamics of blood circulation.
Synonym(s): haemodynamics.
[hemo- + G. dynamis, power]
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In the study of hemodynamics, the HR and SPB of the observation group at T2 was significantly lower than that at T0, but there was no significant difference between the two indexes at T3 and T0; the DBP of the two groups had no statistically significant difference at different time points.
Thus, this prospective study aimed at assessing the role played by NSBB on central and peripheral hemodynamics in cirrhotics undergoing LVP for refractory ascites.
Close monitoring of hemodynamics should be conducted.
As illustrated in Figure 1, the time course of hemodynamics variables, stroke volume and cardiac output, were higher (P<0.05) during HIIE in hypoxia than in normoxia.
Indeed the ECs has been playing a significant role in developing complications like atherosclerosis due to hemodynamic forces at flow disturbed regions such as bifurcations.
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While it can be argued that clinical studies investigating hemodynamic interaction with anticoagulants have used small samples, and may not be statistically powerful enough to rule out any idiosyncratic occurrence of bleeding episodes, they do highlight that no firm evidence currently exists proving Ginkgo causes bleeding episodes with or without concomitant anticoagulant use.
Designed to simplify the physician's natural workflow and eliminate duality in data entry, TCS Symphony aggregates cardiology multimodality, images such as echo, cath and nuclear medicine with patient information including hemodynamics and ECG waveforms in a central database for LAN and Internet access.
A comparison of the 2 inotropic drugs administered to 36 heart transplant patients at the time of hospitalization (dobutamine for a mean of 50 days, milrinone for a mean of 63 days) found no intergroup differences in right heart hemodynamics, incidence of death, need for additional vasodilator or inotropic therapy, or need for pretransplant mechanical cardiac support.
Fisher of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that 29% of 292 consecutive patients who had been taking fenfluramine and phentermine for 1.5 years had some degree of mitral valve regurgitation, but only 1.7% of that was significant to the patient's hemodynamics.