left ventricular ejection time

left ventricular ejection time
(LVET) the interval from systole to closure of the aortic valve, measured on the carotid pulse tracing from the beginning upstroke to the dicrotic notch; it is one of the systolic time intervals (q.v.) measured to assess left ventricular performance.

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