Relationship between retinal arteriolar narrowing and myocardial perfusion: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.


Retinal arteriolar narrowing is a marker of chronic hypertension. Myocardial perfusion reflects microvascular processes in the heart. The relationship between these 2 measures has not been studied previously and is examined in 212 men and women aged 45 to 84 years and free of cardiovascular disease diagnoses. Retinal caliber was measured through fundus… (More)


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