Association between pulse pressure and C-reactive protein among apparently healthy US adults.

@article{Abramson2002AssociationBP,
  title={Association between pulse pressure and C-reactive protein among apparently healthy US adults.},
  author={Jerome L. Abramson and William Weintraub and Viola Vaccarino},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={197-202}
}
Elevated pulse pressure has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, which is increasingly being seen as an inflammatory disease. Thus, the mechanism underlying the link between elevated pulse pressure and cardiovascular disease risk may be inflammation. However, investigators have not examined the relationship between pulse… CONTINUE READING