A New Index of “Cardiac Age” Derived from Echocardiography: Influence of Hypertension and Comparison with Pulse Wave Velocity

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Although pulse wave velocity is the primary indicator of arteriosclerosis and is widely used as an index of vascular age in anti-aging medicine, no index is available to quantify cardiac age. We proposed a “cardiac age” index and sought to clarify its clinical significance. The study subjects were 234 patients with atherosclerosis-related diseases. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1291/hypres.31.1573

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