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Recommendations for Improving and Standardizing Vascular Research on Arterial Stiffness: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
Much has been published in the past 20 years on the use of measurements of arterial stiffness in animal and human research studies. This summary statement was commissioned by the American Heart… Expand
Arterial blood pressure measurement and pulse wave analysis--their role in enhancing cardiovascular assessment.
The most common method of clinical measurement of arterial blood pressure is by means of the cuff sphygmomanometer. This instrument has provided fundamental quantitative information on arterial… Expand
Arterial stiffness index beta and cardio-ankle vascular index inherently depend on blood pressure but can be readily corrected
- B. Spronck, A. Avolio, I. Tan, M. Butlin, K. Reesink, T. Delhaas
- Journal of hypertension
- 1 June 2017
Objectives: Arterial stiffness index &bgr; and cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) are widely accepted to quantify the intrinsic exponent (&bgr;0) of the blood pressure (BP)-diameter relationship.… Expand
Role of pulse pressure amplification in arterial hypertension: experts' opinion and review of the data.
Arterial hypertension is a major modifiable cardiovascular (CV) risk factor worldwide based on observational studies of brachial artery blood pressure (BP). In the latest guidelines of the European… Expand
The relationship of age with regional aortic stiffness and diameter.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of age on regional aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV). BACKGROUND aPWV is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk and… Expand
Validation of non-invasive central blood pressure devices: ARTERY Society task force consensus statement on protocol standardization
This article was published in European Heart Journal on 30 January 2017, available open access at https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw632
Methods and devices for measuring arterial compliance in humans.
- B. Pannier, A. Avolio, A. Hoeks, G. Mancia, K. Takazawa
- American journal of hypertension
- 1 August 2002
This review analyses methods and devices used worldwide to evaluate the arterial stiffness. Three main methodologies are based upon analysis of pulse transit time, of wave contour of the arterial… Expand
Validity and repeatability of the Vicorder apparatus: a comparison with the SphygmoCor device
- S. Hickson, M. Butlin, J. Broad, A. Avolio, I. Wilkinson, C. McEniery
- Hypertension Research
- 1 December 2009
Aortic stiffness, an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk and all-cause mortality, can be estimated non-invasively by measuring carotid to femoral (aortic) pulse wave velocity (aPWV). The… Expand
Effect of aging on aortic morphology in populations with high and low prevalence of hypertension and atherosclerosis. Comparison between occidental and Chinese communities.
- R. Virmani, A. Avolio, +7 authors M. O'rourke
- Biology, Medicine
- The American journal of pathology
- 1 November 1991
A comparative morphologic study of aortic changes with aging was conducted in different populations in an attempt to separate the effects of hypertension and atherosclerosis. Chinese and the… Expand
Mechanical stretch: physiological and pathological implications for human vascular endothelial cells
Vascular endothelial cells are subjected to hemodynamic forces such as mechanical stretch due to the pulsatile nature of blood flow. Mechanical stretch of different intensities is detected by… Expand