Latest hypotension Stories

2013-03-11 10:33:59

Even though a newly recognized cardiomyopathy, which mainly impacts women, is typically treatable, Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy can also be deadly when compounded by other co-morbidities, such as heart failure.

Astronauts Experience Low Blood Pressure When Returning To Earth
2012-10-26 03:58:37

Scientists reported in the FASEB Journal that they have determined a major cause of astronauts experiencing low blood pressure after returning to Earth from space.

2012-03-21 05:44:52

Are you at risk for developing heart failure? If you have hypotension, you may be!

2012-03-19 19:26:28

People whose blood pressure drops rapidly when they move from lying down to standing, known as orthostatic hypotension, may have a higher risk of developing heart failure.

2011-04-22 00:00:29

Approximately 50,000 Americans suffer from multiple system atrophy (MSA) a rare condition that attacks the autonomic nervous system. To raise awareness and donations for the MSA Support Group a dance fundraising event will be held on May 21, 2012 in Paducah, Ky.

2011-01-17 20:58:14

Mixing commonly used antibiotics with common blood pressure medications may cause hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure) and induce shock in older patients, requiring hospitalization.

2010-05-21 12:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new clinical study published in the May 2010 issue of Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica shows that Masimo pleth variability index (PVI) can be used to help clinicians assess risk for mean arterial pressure (MAP) decreases and subsequent hypotension during anesthesia administration.

2009-08-31 10:32:06

A new definition of syncope – most commonly perceived as an episode of fainting – makes its diagnosis more precise and now dependent on a specific cause.

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