Pulse Wave Velocity

Known as: Pulse Wave Velocities, Wave Velocities, Pulse, Velocities, Pulse Wave 
The rate at which a pressure wave moves distally through an artery, which is a direct measure of arterial stiffness. Clinically, this value is… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Stiffness of elastic arteries like the aorta predicts cardiovascular risk. By directly reflecting arterial stiffness, having the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES The aim of the current investigation was to test the hypothesis that age-related changes in augmentation index (AIx… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The present study was conducted to evaluate the validity and reproducibility of noninvasive brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Arterial distensibility measures, generally from pulse-wave velocity (PWV), are widely used with little knowledge of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Arterial stiffness is a strong determinant of cardiovascular risk. Pulse wave velocity (PWV) is an index of arterial stiffness… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV) is a significant and independent predictor of cardiovascular mortality in subjects with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Chronological age is the primary determinant of stiffness of central arteries. Increased stiffness is an independent indicator of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Large artery damage is a major contributory factor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality of patients with hypertension. Pulse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the reproducibility of pulse wave velocity (PWV) and augmentation index (AIx… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Pulse wave velocity is widely used as an index of arterial distensibility. The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of… (More)
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