Relationship of peripheral arterial compliance and standard cardiovascular risk factors.

  title={Relationship of peripheral arterial compliance and standard cardiovascular risk factors.},
  author={Howard J. Willens and Warren W Davis and David M. Herrington and Karen Wade and Karen Kesler and Steve Mallon and William Virgil Brown and Johan H. C. Reiber and Jeffrey K Raines},
  journal={Vascular and endovascular surgery},
  volume={37 3},
Abnormalities of peripheral arterial compliance are clinically useful markers of atherosclerosis and risk of vascular events. Local peripheral arterial compliance can be easily and accurately assessed in the clinic by computer-controlled pulse volume recordings (air plethysmography). The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between clinical cardiovascular risk factors, a surrogate of atherosclerotic burden, and peripheral arterial compliance in the thigh and calf determined… CONTINUE READING

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