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Central pressure and pulse wave amplification

Differential Impact of Blood Pressure–Lowering Drugs on Central Aortic Pressure and Clinical Outcomes - Principal Results of the CAFE Study
The CAFE Investigators, for the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial (ASCOT)
Investigators; CAFE Steering Committee and Writing Committee; Bryan Williams, MD,
FRCP; Peter S. Lacy, PhD; Simon M. Thom, MD, FRCP; Kennedy Cruickshank, MD; Alice
Stanton, MB, PhD, FRCPI; David Collier, MBBS, PhD; Alun D. Hughes, MBBS, PhD; H.
Thurston, MD, FRCP; Study Advisor Michael O’Rourke, MD, FRACP
Circulation. 2006;113:1213-1225.

Central Pressure More Strongly Relates to Vascular Disease and Outcome Than Does Brachial Pressure - The Strong Heart Study
Mary J. Roman, Richard B. Devereux, Jorge R. Kizer, Elisa T. Lee, James M. Galloway, Tauqeer Ali, Jason G. Umans, Barbara V. Howard
Hypertension. 2007;50:197-203.

High Central Pulse Pressure Is Independently Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Outcome - The Strong Heart Study
Mary J. Roman, MD, Richard B. Devereux, MD, Jorge R. Kizer, MD, MSC, Peter M. Okin, MD,
Elisa T. Lee, PHD, Wenyu Wang, PHD, Jason G. Umans, MD, PHD, Darren Calhoun, PHD,
Barbara V. Howard, PHD
JACC Vol. 54, No. 18, 2009

Central Aortic Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk - A Paradigm Shift
Alberto Avolio
Hypertension. 2008;51:000-000.

Central Pulse Pressure and Mortality in End-Stage Renal Disease
Michel E. Safar, Jacques Blacher, Bruno Pannier, Alain P. Guerin, Sylvain J. Marchais,
Pierre-Marie Guyonvarc’h, Gérard M. London
Hypertension. 2002;39:735-738.

Central But Not Brachial Blood Pressure Predicts Cardiovascular Events in an Unselected Geriatric Population - The ICARe Dicomano Study

Riccardo Pini, MD, FACC, M. Chiara Cavallini, MD, Vittorio Palmieri, MD, PHD,
Niccolò Marchionni, MD, Mauro Di Bari, MD, PHD, Richard B. Devereux, MD, FACC,
Giulio Masotti, MD, Mary J. Roman, MD, FACC
JACC Vol. 51, No. 25, 2008

The influence of heart rate on augmentation index and central arterial pressure in humans
Ian B. Wilkinson, Helen MacCallum, Laura Flint, John R. Cockcroft, David E. Newby and David J. Webb
Journal of Physiology (2000), 525.1, pp. 263—270

Central Blood Pressure Measurements and Antihypertensive Therapy - A Consensus Document
Enrico Agabiti-Rosei, Giuseppe Mancia, Michael F. O’Rourke, Mary J. Roman, Michel E. Safar, Harold Smulyan, Ji-Guang Wang, Ian B. Wilkinson, Bryan Williams, Charalambos Vlachopoulos
Hypertension. 2007;50:154-160.

Central Pressure - Variability and Impact of Cardiovascular Risk Factors - The Anglo-Cardiff Collaborative Trial II
Carmel M. McEniery, Yasmin, Barry McDonnell, Margaret Munnery, Sharon M. Wallace,
Chloe V. Rowe, John R. Cockcroft, Ian B. Wilkinson,
Hypertension. 2008;51:1476-1482.

Central Arterial Pressure and Arterial Pressure Pulse - New Views Entering the Second Century After Korotkov
MICHAEL F. O’ROURKE, MD, AND JAMES B. SEWARD, MD
Mayo Clin Proc. 2006;81(8):1057-1068

Role of Pulse Pressure Amplification in Arterial Hypertension - Experts’ Opinion and Review of the Data
Alberto P. Avolio, Luc M. Van Bortel, Pierre Boutouyrie, John R. Cockcroft, Carmel M. McEniery, Athanase D. Protogerou, Mary J. Roman, Michel E. Safar, Patrick Segers, Harold Smulyan
Hypertension. 2009;54:375-383.

Central blood pressure as estimate of cardiovascular risk - potentials and limitations
Guido Grassi and Claudio Borghi
Journal of Hypertension 2008, 26:16–17

Pulse Pressure Amplification - A Mechanical Biomarker of Cardiovascular Risk
Athanase Benetos, MD, Frédérique Thomas, MD, Laure Joly, MD, Jacques Blacher, MD, PHD, Bruno Pannier, MD, Carlos Labat, PHD, Paolo Salvi, MD, PHD, Harold Smulyan, MD, Michel E. Safar, MD
JACC Vol. 55, No. 10, 2010

What to Anticipate From Pulse Pressure Amplification
Theodore G. Papaioannou, PHD, Athanase D. Protogerou, MD, Christodoulos Stefanadis, MD
JACC Vol. 55, No. 10, 2010