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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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The researchers found that compared with those who remained normotensive, participants in the midlife and late-life hypertension group and in the midlife hypertension and late-life hypotension group had a significantly increased risk for subsequent dementia (hazard ratios, 1.49 and 1.62, respectively).
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Common complications of spinal anesthesia are hypotension, postdural puncture headache, nausea, vomiting, backache, hypoventilation, paresthesias and inadequate analgesia7.
We hypothesised that crystalloid co-loading is less effective than hetastarch preloading in preventing spinal hypotension.
When spinal anaesthesia induced hypotension and aortocaval compression co-exist, foetal acidosis is more severe.
Hence, the drugs that antagonize RAS, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) block the RAS response to hypotension and increase the risk of hypotension intraoperatively.
Chiari I malformation may mimic spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) and to provide ideal therapy requires recognition of SIH.
Variation in blood pressure was recorded and hypotension was treated with phenylephrine.
Intradialytic hypotension is a significant and independent risk factor that decreases the efficiency of hemodialysis treatment and is associated with poor survival outcomes for patients on hemodialysis (McIntyre & Goldsmith, 2015).
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is characterized by the classic triad of low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure, orthostatic headache, and brain "sag" with diffuse pachymeningeal enhancement.
Family physicians and clinicians who wish to gain increased knowledge and greater competency regarding primary care management of orthostatic hypotension.