Changes in aortic wall stiffness in men with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.
Department of Clinical Physiology, University of Lund, Malmö University Hospital, Sweden.
- Published Article
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 1997
No significant difference in abdominal aortic diameter could be detected in patients with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency compared with controls. However, aortic distensibility in men with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency is altered. This may reflect early vessel wall abnormality.
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