Pulse wave velocity distribution in a cohort study: from arterial stiffness to early vascular aging.

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Abstract

By contrast with other southern European people, north Portuguese population registers an especially high prevalence of hypertension and stroke incidence. We designed a cohort study to identify individuals presenting accelerated and premature arterial aging in the Portuguese population.

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Authors
  • Pedro G Cunha
  • Jorge Cotter
  • Pedro Oliveira
  • Isabel Vila
  • Pierre Boutouyrie
  • Stéphane Laurent
  • Peter Nilsson
  • Angelo Scuteri
  • Nuno Sousa
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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1438-1445
JournalJournal of Hypertension
Volume33
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes