New insights into cardiovascular risk from the exercise central waveform

Sharman, James E. (2008) New insights into cardiovascular risk from the exercise central waveform. Artery Research, 2 4: 132-137. doi:10.1016/j.artres.2008.09.001


Author Sharman, James E.
Title New insights into cardiovascular risk from the exercise central waveform
Journal name Artery Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1872-9312
1876-4401
Publication date 2008
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.artres.2008.09.001
Open Access Status
Volume 2
Issue 4
Start page 132
End page 137
Total pages 6
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject 2702 Anatomy
2705 Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
2737 Physiology (medical)
Abstract Numerous studies in healthy individuals with normal office blood pressure (BP) have shown that a hypertensive response to exercise predicts the future onset of hypertension, as well as cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, independent of office BP. The mechanisms underlying the predictive value of exercise BP are incompletely understood. However, it has been proposed that the additional cardiovascular stress imposed by exercise may unmask the presence of concealed hypertension. A new non-invasive method of exercise arterial pressure waveform analysis (and central BP estimation) may provide additional clinical information, as well as insight into mechanisms, beyond the BP obtained by traditional upper arm cuff methods.
Keyword Augmentation index
Central haemodynamics
Exercise
Tonometry
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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