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Why can hypotension occur with relative bradycardia in ai?
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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Physiology
Aortic insufficiency (ai) means that the aortic valve leaks during diastole, which is the relaxation phase of the cardiac cycle.
Relative bradycardia means there is a slowing of heart rate which also means a prolongation of diastole. A prolonged diastole does mean more ai which results in lower blood pressure (i.e. Hypotension).

In brief: Physiology
Aortic insufficiency (ai) means that the aortic valve leaks during diastole, which is the relaxation phase of the cardiac cycle.
Relative bradycardia means there is a slowing of heart rate which also means a prolongation of diastole. A prolonged diastole does mean more ai which results in lower blood pressure (i.e. Hypotension).
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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