"One-stop-shop" ultrasound diagnosis of functional, structural and physicomechanical properties of the brachial artery.

@article{Balzer2007OnestopshopUD,
  title={"One-stop-shop" ultrasound diagnosis of functional, structural and physicomechanical properties of the brachial artery.},
  author={Jan Balzer and Margarete Boos and Tienush Rassaf and Ch Heiss and Michael Preik and S. Mtolera Matern and Frank C. Schoebel and Malte Kelm and Torsten Lauer},
  journal={VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          100-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of atherosclerosis comprises endothelial dysfunction, thickening as well as impaired compliance of the arterial vessel wall. Early assessment of these alterations of the vessel wall at the same site of the vascular tree has yet been hampered by the lack of highly sensitive diagnostic approaches suitable for clinical routine. We therefore aimed to develop and validate a single non-invasive examination of the brachial artery for simultaneous and highly accurate… CONTINUE READING
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