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Funds set aside to cover future expenses, losses, or claims. To retain; to keep in store for future or special use; to postpone to a future time.A legal reserve is a monetary account required by law to be established by insurance companies and banks as protection against losses.

A trial court reserves a point of law by setting it aside for future consideration and allowing the trial to proceed as if the question had been resolved, subject to alteration of the judgment in the event the court en banc decides the question differently.

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v. to keep for oneself a right or a portion of the real property when transferring (conveying) a parcel of real estate to another. (See: reservation)

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Patients with low cardiac reserve after dobutamine challenge, defined as an increase in cardiac output of less than 25%, had a 3.9-fold increased rate of incident HRS during follow-up, compared with patients who had a larger rise in their cardiac output after adjustment for several clinical and echocardiographic baseline variables, Dr.
Many recent studies have reported excellent results for CABG on the beating heart in patients with limited cardiac reserve, further reinforced by the mortality recorded in our study group (3.7%) [12-16].
Even if your job or your hobbykeeps you active, you can still improve what doctors call cardiac reserve with three moderate 20-minute aerobic workouts every week.
However, the patients in our study were of ASA grade 1 and 2 only and did not include hemodynamically compromised patients or those with low cardiac reserve. But from the drug profile of etomidate, it is expected to show similar hemodynamic stability in such patients also.
And cardiac reserve rose by a mean of 168% among patients treated with papillary muscle suturing, compared with a mean increase of 14% in the control patients.

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