Non-invasive assessment of endothelial function: which technique?

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare 3 non-invasive techniques for assessment of endothelial function in adults and children and evaluate their utility in acute inflammation. BACKGROUND Endothelial dysfunction is a key early event in pre-clinical atherosclerosis. Flow-mediated dilation (FMD), although the established technique, is expensive… (More)

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