pressure waveform

pressure waveform

a graphic representation of intravascular or intracardiac pressure related to phases of the cardiac cycle, displayed on an oscilloscope monitor or paper copy.

pres·sure wave·form

(presh'ŭr wāv'fōrm)
A graphic representation of intravascular or intracardiac pressure related to phases of the cardiac cycle, displayed on an oscilloscope monitor or paper copy.
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Is non-invasive monitoring of intracranial pressure waveform analysis possible?
Conversely, resonance refers to an artificial amplification of the oscillating arterial pressure waveform when this waveform occurs at a similar frequency to the natural frequency of the measurement system, resulting in an exaggeration of the amplitude of the arterial pressure waveform.
A central aortic pressure waveform was used to determine central SBP, central PP, and AP.
As explained by Roger Lockhart, vice president at DATAQ Instruments, "[Figure 2] shows the acquired pressure waveform from the die cushion and integral and derivative pressure waveforms as calculated by DATAQ's CODAS analysis software.
The aortic pressure waveform was derived from the radial artery waveform using the validated generalized transfer function [23], illustrated in Fig.
After 10-15 minutes with the participant resting in the supine position, the aortic PWV was measured by sequential recordings of the arterial pressure waveform at the carotid and femoral arteries with a hand-held micromanometer-tipped probe on the skin at the site of maximal arterial pulsation.
The topics include arterial blood pressure waveform analysis and its applications in assessing vasovagal syncope, heart rate variability analysis for monitoring fetal distress and neonatal critical care, bariatric surgery and its effects on heart rate variability, heart rate variability in congestive heart failure, and heart rate variability and depression.
Exact location of catheter tip after insertion was determined by visual analysis of pressure waveform display after insertion and this was also confirmed directly when the heart was opened by the surgeon during the initiation of the cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
Even with these improvements, accuracy of arterial pressure waveform analysis is still likely to be influenced by alterations in the pulse contour, such as in aortic stenosis and regurgitation (30,31).
Minimally one current source is used for pressure waveform simulation, eventually additional current source is used for pressure offset adjusting.
Ventricularization of RA pressure waveform has been described in up to 40% of patients with severe TR and is more marked during inspiration.
In positive pressure ventilation such as assist control or pressure control ventilation, the ventilator forces the mixture of gas into the lungs during inspiration and creates a higher intrathoracic pressure, thereby creating a higher pressure waveform in the PAWP tracing during inspiration.

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