Definition of hemodynamic in English:

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hemodynamic

Pronunciation: /ˌhēmōdīˈnamik/
(British haemodynamic)

adjective

Physiology
Relating to the flow of blood within the organs and tissues of the body.
Example sentences
  • Before surgery is performed, care must be taken to make sure that the patient is in a stable hemodynamic state and all organs are functioning normally.
  • During one episode, critical haemodynamic instability occurred and blood product transfusion was started.
  • After extubation, patients were monitored for respiratory distress and hemodynamic stability up to 24 hours.

Derivatives

hemodynamically

Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • All patients were hemodynamically stable (systolic blood pressure > 90 mm Hg).
  • However, one study documented positive results for emergency-department performance of cardioversion followed by direct discharge of hemodynamically stable patients without congestive heart failure.
  • All but two patients were studied in the postoperative period, and all patients were hemodynamically stable and receiving ventilation using the synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation mode.

hemodynamics

noun
Example sentences
  • Although breath sounds on the left improved, inspiratory pressures and hemodynamics failed to improve.
  • The first type are characteristically seen at birth and grow commensurately with the patient, possibly changing with changing hemodynamics, lymphatics, or hormonal stimulation.
  • At the end of each study period, measurements of gas exchange, hemodynamics, and respiratory mechanics were obtained.

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Syllabification: he·mo·dy·nam·ic

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