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Arterial age assesment, arterial stiffness, arterial function - background, facts and clinical usefulness

 

Pulse Wave velocity

Determinants of pulse wave velocity in healthy people and in the presence of cardiovascular risk factors: ‘establishing normal and reference values
The Reference Values for Arterial Stiffness’ Collaboration
European Heart Journal (2010) 31, 2338–2350

Prognostic Value of Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity as Index of Arterial Stiffness in the General Population
Tine Willum Hansen; Jan A. Staessen; Christian Torp-Pedersen; Susanne Rasmussen; Lutgarde Thijs; Hans Ibsen; Jørgen Jeppesen
Circulation
. 2006;113:664-670.

Arterial Stiffness and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke - The Rotterdam Study
Francesco U.S. Mattace-Raso; Tischa J.M. van der Cammen; Albert Hofman; Nicole M. van Popele; Michiel L. Bos; Maarten A.D.H. Schalekamp; Roland Asmar; Robert S. Reneman; Arnold P.G. Hoeks; Monique M.B. Breteler; Jacqueline C.M. Witteman
Circulation
. 2006;113:657-663.

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity as a Marker of Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertensive Patients
Jacques Blacher, Roland Asmar, Saliha Djane, Gérard M. London, Michel E. Safar
Hypertension. 1999;33:1111-1117.

Aortic Stiffness Is an Independent Predictor of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Hypertensive Patients
Stéphane Laurent, Pierre Boutouyrie, Roland Asmar, Isabelle Gautier, Brigitte Laloux, Louis Guize, Pierre Ducimetiere, Athanase Benetos
Hypertension. 2001;37:1236-1241.

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity, an Independent Marker of Cardiovascular Risk
H. Safar, J.-J. Mourad, M. Safar and J. Blacher
Arch Mal Coeur 2002 ; 95 : 1215-8.

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Is Associated With the Presence and Quantity of Coronary Artery Calcium - A Community-Based Study
Iftikhar J. Kullo, Lawrence F. Bielak, Stephen T. Turner, Patrick F. Sheedy II, Patricia A. Peyser
Hypertension. 2006;47:174-179.

Arterial stiffness and cardiovascular risk factors in a population-based study
Jacques Amar, Jean Bernard Ruidavets, Bernard Chamontin, Ludovic Drouet and Jean Ferrieres
Journal of Hypertension 2001, 19:381-387

Arterial stiffening and vascular calcifications in end-stage renal diseas
Alan Guérin et al.
Nephrol Dial Transplant (2000) 15: 1014-1021.

Impact of Aortic Stiffness on Survival in End-Stage Renal Disease
Jacques Blacher, MD; Alain P. Guerin, MD; Bruno Pannier, MD; Sylvain J. Marchais, MD; Michel E. Safar, MD; Gérard M. London, MD
Circulation. 1999;99:2434-2439.

Impact of Aortic Stiffness Attenuation on Survival of Patients in End-Stage Renal Failure
Alain P. Guerin, MD; Jacques Blacher, MD, PhD; Bruno Pannier, MD; Sylvain J. Marchais, MD; Michel E. Safar, MD; Gérard M. London, MD
Circulation. 2001;103:987-992.

Stiffness of Capacitive and Conduit Arteries, Prognostic Significance for End-Stage Renal Disease Patient
Bruno Pannier, Alain P. Guérin, Sylvain J. Marchais, Michel E. Safar, Gérard M. London
Hypertension. 2005;45:592-596.

Left ventricularEjct_Dur_és_PWV-JENS2003
Jens Nürnberger, Anabelle Opazo Saez, Sandra Dammer, Anna Mitchell, Rene R. Wenzel, Thomas Philipp and Rafael F. Schafers
Journal of Hypertension 2003, 21:2125–2132

Vascular Stiffness: Its Measurement and Significance for Epidemiologic and Outcome Studies
Stephanie S. DeLoach and Raymond R. Townsend
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3: 184–192, 2008