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What does it mean if a diastolic pressure is higher than the systolic pressure?

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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Blood pressure

It means impossible.
By definition systolic pressure is the "top" value and diastolic the "bottom" value. Always :-).

In brief: Blood pressure

It means impossible.
By definition systolic pressure is the "top" value and diastolic the "bottom" value. Always :-).
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

The diastolic pressure can not be higher than systolic pressure.

In brief: Blood pressure

The diastolic pressure can not be higher than systolic pressure.
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