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Elevated aortic pulse wave velocity, a marker of arterial stiffness, predicts cardiovascular events in well-functioning older adults.

Authors
  • Sutton-Tyrrell, Kim
  • Najjar, Samer S
  • Boudreau, Robert M
  • Venkitachalam, Lakshmi
  • Kupelian, Varant
  • Simonsick, Eleanor M
  • Havlik, Richard
  • Lakatta, Edward G
  • Spurgeon, Harold
  • Kritchevsky, Stephen
  • Pahor, Marco
  • Bauer, Douglas
  • Newman, Anne
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Jun 28, 2005
Volume
111
Issue
25
Pages
3384–3390
Identifiers
PMID: 15967850
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Among generally healthy, community-dwelling older adults, aPWV, a marker of arterial stiffness, is associated with higher CV mortality, CHD, and stroke.

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