Augmentation index in heart disease.

  title={Augmentation index in heart disease.},
  author={Kenji Takazawa},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  volume={18 1 Pt 2},
New techniques for the evaluation of specific components of blood pressure waveforms have been shown to have broad applications in cardiology. One of the more useful parameters of pressure wave analysis is the augmentation index (AI), which measures the interaction of the forward pressure wave with reflected waves from the distal circulation. Analysis of AI… CONTINUE READING