The clinical relevance of the percentage flow-mediated dilation index.

@article{Atkinson2015TheCR,
  title={The clinical relevance of the percentage flow-mediated dilation index.},
  author={Greg Atkinson and Alan M Batterham},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={4}
}
In 2010, the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association could not recommend brachial artery percentage flow-mediated dilation (FMD%) for risk assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in asymptomatic adults. We aimed to scrutinise past and recently published findings regarding FMD% in this same context of clinical utility and conclude that (1) the question of whether brachial FMD% is a suitable substitute for coronary vasodilation is addressed by method agreement… CONTINUE READING

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