Increased Central Arterial Stiffness after Spinal Cord Injury: Contributing Factors, Implications, and Possible Interventions.

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Individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) experience life-threatening cardiovascular events and various autonomic consequences in addition to the well-appreciated motor and neurological impairments. As a result, cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death after SCI, corresponding to a two-to-fourfold increased risk of cardiovascular events. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/neu.2016.4694

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