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Estimation of arterial baroreflex sensitivity in relation to carotid artery stiffness.
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PMID:  23366658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arterial baroreflex has a significant role in regulating blood pressure. It is known that increased stiffness of the carotid sinus affects mecanotransduction of baroreceptors and therefore limits baroreceptors capability to detect changes in blood pressure. By using high resolution ultrasound video signal and continuous measurement of electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood pressure, it is possible to define elastic properties of artery simultaneously with baroreflex sensitivity parameters. In this paper dataset which consist 38 subjects, 11 diabetics and 27 healthy controls was analyzed. Use of diabetic and healthy test subjects gives wide scale of arteries with different elasticity properties, which provide opportunity to validate baroreflex and artery stiffness estimation methods.
Jukka A Lipponen; Mika P Tarvainen; Tomi Laitinen; Pasi A Karjalainen; Joonas Vanninen; Timo Koponen; Tiina Lyyra-Laitinen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-31     Completed Date:  2013-07-22     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3408-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Baroreflex / physiology*
Carotid Arteries / physiopathology*
Case-Control Studies
Diabetes Mellitus / physiopathology*
Middle Aged
Vascular Stiffness*
Young Adult

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