Impact of pubertal development on endothelial function and arterial elasticity.

@article{Marlatt2013ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of pubertal development on endothelial function and arterial elasticity.},
  author={Kara L Marlatt and Julia K. Steinberger and Donald R. Dengel and Alan Sinaiko and Antoinette Moran and Lisa S Chow and Lyn M. Steffen and Xia D Zhou and Aaron S Kelly},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 5},
  pages={1432-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Little is known about the relation of pubertal development on endothelial function and arterial elasticity in children and adolescents; therefore, we compared brachial artery flow-mediated dilation and carotid artery elasticity across Tanner (pubertal) stages in children and adolescents. STUDY DESIGN Blood pressure, fasting lipids, glucose and insulin, body fat, insulin sensitivity adjusted for lean body mass, brachial flow-mediated dilation (percent dilation and area under the… CONTINUE READING
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