Assessment of arterial stiffness in hypertension: comparison of
oscillometric (Arteriograph), piezoelectronic (Complior) and tonometric
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
Trinity College Centre for Health Sciences and Hypertension Clinic, St. James's
Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
(impact factor: 4.02). 10/2009; 27(11):2186-91.
ABSTRACT Arterial stiffness, measured
as aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV), and wave reflection, measured as
augmentation index (AIx), are independent predictors for total and
cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to compare a