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hy·po·ten·sion

 (hī′pə-tĕn′shən)
n.
1. Abnormally low arterial blood pressure.
2. Reduced pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.
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hypotension

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally low blood pressure
hypotensive adj
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hy•po•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pəˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1. decreased blood pressure.
2. a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
[1890–95]
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hypotension

Low blood pressure, often causing faintness when someone stands suddenly.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
orthostatic hypotension, postural hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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Translations
hypotenze

hy·po·ten·sion

n. hipotensión, presión arterial baja.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypotension

n hipotensión f orthostatic — hipotensión ortostática
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Majority being post-traumatic, often following minor head trauma,4 rest are mostly preceded by coagulation defects, intracranial hypotension, repeated intra cranial hemorrhage, increased outer membrane exudates, or occlusion of cerebrospinal fluid.1 Administration of anti-coagulants/antithrombotic drugs has been established as a vital iatrogenic factor.5 It develops subtly over days or weeks, and may remain undiagnosed for even months or even a year.
(34) Under conditions of intracranial hypotension, the influx of different proteins depends on various factors such as their concentration in the blood, their molecular size, and interaction with other molecules.
(1) Since that time, multiple studies have shown efficacy rates ranging from 70-90% in the treatment of post-dural puncture headaches and 52-87% in the treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. (2,3) Currently, an image-guided EBP technique offers a safe and precise approach with the goal of improved efficacy, better patient tolerance, and decreased risk of complication relative to non-image-guided techniques, as well as accurate anatomic localization when a specific target location is required.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is a rare and potentially serious pathological syndrome in childhood.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension. Report of two cases and review of the literature.
Brain slump caused by jugular venous stenoses treated by stenting: a hypothesis to link spontaneous intracranial hypotension with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
Other differential diagnoses for pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage findings in CTs scan include diffuse cerebral edema, purulent meningitis, large parenchymal infarction with associated edema, mass effect from a subdural hemorrhage, contrast extravasation, status epilepticus, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, and after myelography (7).
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is caused by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is caused by a spinal dural cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak in nearly all cases.
While much has been learned about intracranial hypotension (IH) in the last several years, for a variety of reasons, an initial misdiagnosis still remains common [1, 2].
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension, once considered rare, can result from spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak.
Intracranial hypotension associated with subdural hematoma is unusual and can prove to be a devastating complication, but it is a possible complication of any procedure involving the dura.

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