Biomechanical compliance

Known as: Index of Expandability of Elastic Organ, Index of Distensibility, dV/dP 
Distensibility measure of a chamber such as the lungs (LUNG COMPLIANCE) or bladder. Compliance is expressed as a change in volume per unit change in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Exposure to risk factors in childhood may have long-term influences on vascular function. We examined the relationship… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Sonographic evaluation of arterial wall morphology and elasticity is increasingly accepted as a non-invasive tool in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The role of androgens in cardiovascular disease is uncertain. We aimed to determine the vascular effects of androgen suppression… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Cardiovascular accidents represent the most important cause of death in patients with Cushing's syndrome. This prospective study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Patients with Cushing's disease (CD) mainly die because of cardiovascular accidents. The aim of this study was to evaluate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
1. Repeatability of measurements of arterial compliance and flow-mediated dilation of the brachial artery has been infrequently… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although cardiac hypertrophy is a frequent complication of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), relatively little is known about large… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disease whose treatment may require long-term nightly use of relatively cumbersome and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We explored the pulmonary effects of continuous mechanical ventilation (MV) at a peak inspiratory pressure of 50 cm H2O in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
In 10 patients with severe, acute respiratory failure we studied the effects of positive end-expiratory pressure when… (More)
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