Association between resting heart rate and arterial stiffness in Korean adults.

@article{Park2010AssociationBR,
  title={Association between resting heart rate and arterial stiffness in Korean adults.},
  author={Byoung-Jin Park and Hye-Ree Lee and J H Shim and Jung-Hyun Lee and Dong-Hyuk Jung and Y Lee},
  journal={Archives of cardiovascular diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={246-52}
}
BACKGROUND Higher resting heart rate, a simple and useful indicator of autonomic balance and metabolic rate, has emerged as an independent predictor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. AIM To determine the association between resting heart rate and arterial stiffness measured by brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV). METHODS We examined the association between resting heart rate and baPWV in 641 Korean adults (366 men, 275 women) in a health examination program. A high baPWV… CONTINUE READING
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