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[The effect of postural changes on respiration and blood pressure in premature neonates]. Contact Us, Department of Public Health, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan. ∆SBP and ∆DBP were calculated as sitting minus standing SBP and DBP. We took account of von Willebrand factor level obtained while the participants were seated in model 2; nevertheless, other factors related to coagulation/fibrinolysis or change in the coagulability on standing might explain the association. 1996 Mar 22;44(3):169-78. doi: 10.1016/0378-3782(95)01706-2. However, guideliness for accurately measuring blood pressure inconsistently specify that patient's position and they should keep feet flat on the floor. Analyses using time-varying SBP and antihypertensive medication use did not substantially change the association of orthostatic BP change with each ischemic stroke subtype. 2. Standing induces venous pooling, and prolonged (30 minutes) standing has been associated with higher coagulability caused by body fluid shifts in healthy volunteers.25 Individuals with enhanced orthostatic BP decline may have impaired control of venous capacitance chronically or on standing, which potentially predisposes them to hypercoagulability. The amount that blood pressure (BP) rises or falls with a change in posture varies considerably among individuals.1 Large BP changes after orthostatic stress are associated with autonomic and neurohormonal abnormalities, altered patterns of nocturnal and diurnal BP variations,2,3 and increased risk of hypertension.4,5 Both excessive postural BP elevation and decline have been associated with an increased prevalence of silent cerebral infarctions in older hypertensives.2,6 Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke,7 but whether orthostatic BP elevation increases the risk of incident ischemic stroke has yet to be determined. Healthy arteries are flexible, strong and elastic. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.161844, National Center References 69 Appendix I A fast tilt table for sinusoidal tilts Dehydration can cause low blood pressure due to a decrease in blood volume. The effect appears to originate from both intra- and extra-cranial regions. Involvement of endothelial dysfunction has been suggested in the pathogenesis of lacunar stroke already.18,19 On the other hand, orthostatic BP elevation could occur as a result of excessive sympathetic activation,20 which would be manifested in the presence of endothelial dysfunction.21,22 Another explanation might be extreme BP dipping during sleep, because nocturnal BP dipping is linked to orthostatic BP elevation23 and also to lacunar strokes.24, There are plausible mechanisms to support the observation that orthostatic decreases in BP were associated with increased incidence of nonlacunar thrombotic and cardioembolic stroke. Orthostatic diastolic BP (DBP) change was categorized into 4 categories by −34 to −10, −9 to 0, +1 to +10 (reference), and +10 to +42 mm Hg. Low blood pressure is when your blood pressure reading is lower than 90/60 mm Hg. Atrial fibrillation (Minnesota code: 8-3-1) and flutter (8-3-2) were also determined from the baseline ECG. and p < 0.001 diast.). Unauthorized Details on quality assurance for ascertainment and classification of stroke are described elsewhere.10 Briefly, the stroke diagnosis was assigned according to criteria adapted from the National Survey of Stroke.11 Strokes secondary to trauma, neoplasm, hematologic abnormality, infection, or vasculitis were excluded, and a focal deficit lasting <24 hours was not considered to be a stroke. A multivariate model included variables in the minimal model plus baseline sitting SBP, antihypertensive medication use, and diabetes (model 1). Normal blood pressure (BP) is generated when the blood flows through the arterial blood vessels. In addition, restricted cubic spline analyses were performed to qualitatively evaluate any nonlinear relationship between orthostatic SBP changes and total stroke, total ischemic stroke, and ischemic stroke subtype incidence adjusted for age, sex, race/center, sitting SBP, antihypertensive medication use, and diabetes. Additional analyses excluded those with baseline CHD, heart failure, and those on antihypertensive and other medications associated with orthostatic hypotension. Orthostatic blood pressure control before and after space flight 57 J Appl Physiol (Revised version accepted for publication) 6. Resting heart rate was determined from a standard supine 12-lead ECG. The prevalence of OH varies according to the population being studied. 1-800-AHA-USA-1 Diabetes Metab. 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