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Significance of central aortic stiffness in cardiovascular disease.
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PMID:  19092645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiovascular health has traditionally been monitored by peripheral measurements of brachial blood pressure. Although these measurements have proven to be of good diagnostic and prognostic value, novel technology now allows us to non-invasively and easily obtain measurements of more central arteries, specifically stiffness of the central aorta. The purpose of this review is to analyze the role of central aortic stiffness in cardiovascular disease and examine the parameters of central aortic stiffness measurement in the clinical setting.
Authors:
Rohit Arora; Ritika Khandpur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e60-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Chicago Medical School-NCVA, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA. rohit.arora@med.va.gov
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