Hypotension, Orthostatic


Svensk definition

Blodtrycksfall vid ändrat kroppsläge till stående eller vid orörlig, stående ställning.

Engelsk definition

A significant drop in BLOOD PRESSURE after assuming a standing position. Orthostatic hypotension is a finding, and defined as a 20-mm Hg decrease in systolic pressure or a 10-mm Hg decrease in diastolic pressure 3 minutes after the person has risen from supine to standing. Symptoms generally include DIZZINESS, blurred vision, and SYNCOPE.

Svenska synonymer

Postural hypotoni Ortostatisk hypotoni Ortostatisk hypotension Postural hypotension

Engelska synonymer

Hypotension, Postural Postural Hypotension Orthostatic Hypotension