hypocontractile

hypocontractile

(hī″pō-kŏn-trak′til, tīl″) [ hypo- + contractile]
Incapable of shortening effectively. It is said of weak muscle fibers, such as those in the heart or the urinary bladder.
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Fluoroscopic urodynamics was ordered to evaluate for obstructive uropathy and/or hypocontractile bladder (McVary, 2003).
Shock Hypovolemic Distributive Heart Hypercontractile Hypercontractile (early sepsis) Small chamber size Hypocontractile (late sepsis) IVC Flat IVC Normal or small IVC (early sepsis) Shock Cardiogenic Obstructive Hypercontractile Heart Hypocontractile Pericardial effusion Dilated heart Cardiac tamponade RV strain Cardiac thrombus IVC Distended IVC Distended IVC RV = right ventricle, IVC = inferior vena cava.
A transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) showed an ejection fraction of 72% with a dilated hypocontractile right ventricle, mild right atrial enlargement, and right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP) of 45-50 mmHg.
With long-standing and/or uncontrolled diabetes, decompensation of bladder tissue and function ensues, resulting in hypocontractile detrusor which may lead to urinary voiding problems [2].
Transurethral prostate resection in patients with hypocontractile detrusor-What is the predictive value of ultrastructural detrusor changes?
An electrocardiogram revealed sinus rhythm, right bundle branch block and frequent, premature ventricular beats (Fig 1).The echocardiogram showed right ventricular dilatation and hypocontractile areas.
Transoesophageal echocardiography was performed because of persistent haemodynamic instability, which showed right ventricular pressure overload with a dilated, hypocontractile right ventricle, septal bulging to the left and evidence of pulmonary hypertension.
Bladder dysfunction was present in 70%, and changed from unstable/hypercontractile in infancy, to hypocontractile in childhood, to a true myogenic failure in adolescence,[sup.12] despite early valve ablation.