Measurement of central systolic blood pressure by pulse volume plethysmography with a noninvasive blood pressure monitor.


BACKGROUND Central systolic blood pressure (SBP) can be estimated by an oscillometric method developed from a pulse volume plethysmography (PVP) device. The present study applied this novel method to a noninvasive blood pressure monitor (NBPM). METHODS We enrolled 50 patients (37 men, age range 30-84 years) referred for cardiac catheterization. Invasive… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2011.259


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