The standard Doppler ultrasound unit used for measurement of the ABI is a hand held unit that can vary in frequency from 6-9 MHz in strength and still obtain accurate systolic
Multiple studies conducted in different institutions and countries correlating systolic
hypertension in the elderly with cardiovascular outcomes have demonstrated that it increases cardiovascular mortality, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and stroke.
As noted in the title and introduction, the goal of the research was to synthesize available data and determine whether [beta]-blocker therapy reduces the risk of mortality in patients with systolic
For many older Americans, only the systolic
blood pressure is high, a condition known as isolated systolic
hypertension, or ISH (systolic
at or above 140 and diastolic under 90).
Participants were sorted into four groups based on their baseline systolic
blood pressure: 120-129, 130-139, 140-149 and 150 or greater baseline systolic
blood pressure measurement of 140 mmHg or higher and a diastolic measurement of 90 mmHG or higher (140/90 mmHg) is considered high.
There was global left ventricular hypokinesia with severe systolic
dysfunction (Ejection Fraction 20%).
NEW ORLEANS -- Uncontrolled systolic
hypertension is a strong independent determinant of nocturia in middle-aged African American men, O'Neil Mason, MD, reported at the American Heart Association scientific sessions.
Thus, the use of regular and modular computational structures as cycle convolution and circular correlation having local and regular data communications can be very useful in obtaining a good VLSI implementation for DCT, IDCT [10-18], DST and IDST [20-23], discrete Fourier transform (DFT)  or discrete Hartley transform (DHT) [24-29] using both the systolic
array architectural paradigm or distributed arithmetic [30-34].
The trial evaluated 448 patients with chronic heart failure and left ventricular systolic
In this sense, this study population may have a low risk of CVD, especially of systolic
dysfunction, which can be a complication of microangiopathy and macroangiopathy.
In 2014, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) issued a report that proposed a systolic
blood pressure of 150 mmHg as the level at which anti-hypertensive treatment should start in older adults.