Age and blood pressure levels modify the functional properties of central but not peripheral arteries.


The effect of age and blood pressure on the carotid and the radial artery distensibilities was investigated. Patients referred to the outpatient clinic of the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine were asked to participate in the study. The carotid and radial artery distensibility coefficients were measured. Linear regression analyses were… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0003319707305692



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