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  1. Arterial stiffness, which has an independent predictive value for cardiovascular events, is influenced by genetic factors. The molecules underlying the process of arterial stiffening and, specifically, the ide...

    Authors: Celine Fassot-Lucht
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102126
  2. The relationship of homocysteine (Hcy) with vascular disease has been known since 1969 when severe coronary atherosclerosis was found at autopsy in children suffering with inborn defects of Hcy metabolism. The...

    Authors: Jan Filipovský
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102124
  3. Maintaining vascular health and adequate tissue perfusion has become an important target in the management of cardiovascular disease and hypertension-related organ damage. The mechanical properties of the larg...

    Authors: Bernard I. Lévy
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102123
  4. There is a large variation in the pulse pressure waveform in systole throughout the arterial system. However, at these corresponding sites, the diastolic phase appears almost identical. We hypothesise that thi...

    Authors: J. E. Davies, A. Malaweera, N. Hadjiloizou, K. H. Parker, J. Aguado-Sierra, J. Mayet, D. P. Francis and A. D. Hughes
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102122
  5. It’s widely accepted that carotid ultrasonography can help to identify asymptomatic patients at risk of heart attack and stroke as it’s capable of providing direct evidence for the presence and extent of ather...

    Authors: B. Benczur, R. Bocskei and M. Illyes
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102120
  6. The study was aimed at assessment of the effects of specific treatment of primary aldosteronism (PA) on the arterial stiffness.

    Authors: B. Strauch, O. Petrak, D. Wichterle, T. Zelinka, R. Holaj, J. Dvorakova, L. Safarik, M. Kasalicky and J. Widimsky jr.
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102118
  7. The fundamental haemodynamic interaction between large and small vessels is important and poorly understood. We aimed to investigate the effect of microvascular rarefaction (MR) and reduced small vessel compli...

    Authors: G. A. Vaughan, M. K. Johnson, P. B. Mark, J. M. C. Connell, M. S. Olufsen, N. A. Hill and C. A. R. Sainsbury
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102116
  8. Aortic augmentation index (AIa), a measure of arterial pressure wave reflection related to central and/or peripheral arterial stiffness, is elevated in many heart transplant recipients (HTRs). C-reactive protein ...

    Authors: G. L. Pierce, R. S. Schofield, W. W. Nichols, J. A. Hill and R. W. Braith
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102114
  9. In this study, a patient specific lumped parameter model is used to investigate pressure wave propagation phenomena and estimate mechanical properties of large arteries of the upper limb.

    Authors: C. A. D. Leguy, E. M. H. Bosboom, A. P. G. Hoeks and F. N. Van de Vosse
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102112
  10. Subclinical thyrotoxicosis (ST) characterized by low serum TSH and normal FT4 and FT3 concentrations. ST may cause changes of geometry of heart and developments of diastolic dysfunction. Influence of ST on this e...

    Authors: E. N. Grineva, A. J. Babenko and N. V. Vahrameeva
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102110
  11. The aim of the study was to evaluate the possible early vascular abnormalities associated with the presence (MS+) or absence (MS-) of the metabolic syndrome (MS), according to ATP III criteria, in normotensive...

    Authors: C. Giannarelli, Y. Plantinga, L. Ghiadoni, G. Penno, A. Salvetti and S. Del Prato
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102108
  12. Arterial stiffness (AS) can be evaluated by local pulse pressure (PP) and arterial diameter changes. We aimed to compare local AS, by an automatic edge detection system, with pulse wave velocity (PWV), the “go...

    Authors: C. Giannarelli, E. Bianchini, K. Raimo, L. Landini, F. Faita, V. Gemignani, M. Demi and L. Ghiadoni
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102106
  13. Empirical formulas are frequently used to estimate mean arterial pressure (MAP) from systolic (SBP) and diastolic (DBP) blood pressure. We investigated the validity of the 1/3rd-2/3rd rule (one-third of the pulse...

    Authors: D. Mahieu, E. Rietzschel, M. De Buyzere, T. Gillebert, P. Segers and L Van Bortel
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102104
  14. Metabolic syndrome is related to increased inflammatory status. Arterial stiffness is an important determinant of cardiovascular performance and a predictor of the corresponding risk. The aim of the present st...

    Authors: P. Pietri, C. Vlachopoulos, K. Aznaouridis, G. Vyssoulis, A. Tsokanis, A. Baou and C. Stefanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102102
  15. Integrated backscatter analysis (IBS) is the reference technique for tissue characterization by ultrasound. However, this approach is equipment-dependent, so that its practical use on wide-scale basis is limit...

    Authors: M. Failla, C. Morizzo, M. Kozàkovà, M. Paterni, S. Maestroni, E. Fantini, C. Giannattasio, C. Palombo and G. Mancia
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102098
  16. Arterial stiffness is an independent predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Determinants of arterial stiffness and its change during HD are not well characterized, a...

    Authors: J. Egresits, T. El Hadj Othmane, Á. Tabák, B. Fekete, J. Nemcsik, I. Kiss and A. Tislér
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102093
  17. We hypothesized that the pressure rate ratio (PRR), defined as the arterial upstroke dP/dt normalized by isovolumic ventricular dP/dt, is less sensitive to inter-subject variance and therefore better in identi...

    Authors: K. D. Reesink, E. Hermeling, K. T. Ong, P. Boutouyrie and A. P. G. Hoeks
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102091
  18. Aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV) is a powerful and independent predictor of all cause cardiovascular mortality. Patients with peripheral vascular disease (PVD) are at a higher risk of cardiovascular events. W...

    Authors: S. M. L. Wallace, B. McDonnell, M. Munnery, K. M. Maki-Petaja, J. Cheriyan, C. M. McEniery, S. Hill, J. Cockcroft, K. Varty and I. Wilkinson
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102089
  19. Adiponectin levels, the anti-inflammatory adipocytokine is reduced in hypertension and related to arterial stiffness1. The adiponectin -276G>T polymorphism is associated with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistanc...

    Authors: S. Zhou, J. Feely, P. Jerrard-Dunne, J. Spiers and A. Mahmud
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102086
  20. The relationship between global arterial stiffness measures and measures based on local diameter and pressure readings is not yet fully understood.

    Authors: S. J. Vermeersch, E. R. Rietzschel, M. L. De Buyzere, D. De Bacquer, G. De Backer, L. M. Van Bortel, T. C. Gillebert, P. R. Verdonck and P. Segers
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102079
  21. Arterial stiffness is an important predictor of cardiovascular events. A polymorphism in the promoter region of il-6 (-174G>C) has been associated with cardiovascular risk. However, the relationship between th...

    Authors: I. Dima, C. Vlachopoulos, C. Vasiliadou, P. Xaplanteris, N. Iokeimidis, K. Aznaouridis, K. Baou and C. Stefanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102077
  22. Recent data suggest that chronic systemic inflammation and impaired levels of adipose tissue hormones play a critical role in cardiovascular disease. Aortic stiffness and wave reflections are independent marke...

    Authors: K. Baou, C. Vlachopoulos, E. Manesis, N. Ioakeimidis, J. Koskinas, P. Xaplanteris, I. Dima, A. Archimadritis and C. Stafanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102075
  23. Oxidative stress impairs wave reflections, which are independent markers and prognosticators of cardiovascular risk.The NADPH oxidase system maintains the redox state in the vessel wall. Recent studies have re...

    Authors: P. Xaplanteris, C. Vlachopoulos, K. Baou, C. Vasiliadou, I. Dima, N. Ioakeimidis, D. Kardara and C. Stefanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102073
  24. Measurements of the arterial pulse were made at the brachial, carotid, and radial artery. The pressure and volume waveforms were obtained using piezoelectric and optical sensors, respectively. The data were di...

    Authors: C. C. Winchester, N. Y. Chou and L. W. Winchester
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102071
  25. We investigated the possibility of myocardial dysfunction and pertinent alterations of BNP plasma levels in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

    Authors: J. Papanikolaou, J. Poularas, A. Kalogeromitros, D. Karakitsos, E. Matsakas and A. Karabinis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102069
  26. To evaluate the effect of long-term catecholamine overproduction in subjects with pheochromocytoma on arterial stiffness measured non-invasively by carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) and central augment...

    Authors: O. P. Petrák, B. S. Štrauch, T. Z. Zelinka, R. H. Holaj, J. R. Rosa, T. P. Pikus, A. V. Vránková, M. K. Kasalický, L. S. Šafa’ík and J. W. Widimský Jr.
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102067
  27. Erectile dysfunction may be an early sign of atherosclerosis. The incidence of erectile dysfunction is increased in patients with cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Howeve...

    Authors: N. Alexopoulos, C. Vlachopoulos, G. Vyssoulis, P. Pietri, K. Aznaouridis, N. Ioakeimidis and C. Stefanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102066
  28. The purpose was to investigate whether the metabolic syndrome was associated with measures of arterial stiffness, flow mediated dilatation (FMD), carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and carotid plaques (CP) i...

    Authors: M. Kovaite, Z. Petrulioniene, L. Ryliskyte, J. Badariene, A. Cypiene and A. Laucevicius
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102064
  29. To estimate and contrast the marks of a flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) and distensibility coefficient (DC) of the brachial artery in patients with primary hyperlipideamia on a background of statins within 6 mo...

    Authors: B. D. Koulev, N. V. Sankova, Nuraliev E. Yu and F. T. Ageev
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102062
  30. Endothelial dysfunction (ED) as a sign of preclinical atherosclerosis should be detected early in children with familiar hypercholesterolemia (FH). Varying sensitivity of many biochemical and ultrasonographic ...

    Authors: P. Jehlicka, F. Stozický, J. Racek, O. Mayer jr., J. Filipovský and L. Trefil
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102060
  31. We have previously shown that young women vs. men with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM-1) exhibit a deleterious renal vasoconstrictive response to clamped hyperglycemia. Since the cyclooxyge-nase-2 ...

    Authors: D. Z. I. Cherney, J. A. Miller, J. W. Scholey, M. G. Dekker, E. B. Sochett, C. Slorach and T. J. Bradley
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102058
  32. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is very common in men with hypertension. Increased arterial stiffness and clinical evidence of ED are both associated with atherosclerosis process. We examined the possible correlatio...

    Authors: N. Ioakeimidis, C. Vlachopoulos, A. Samentzas, A. Tsokanis, G. Antoniou, K. Rokkas, A. Askitis and C. Stefanadis
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102056
  33. Measuring of brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) is a valid and viable method by which to assess arterial stiffness, a potential surrogate marker of atherosclerosis. The AIM of the study was to for the ...

    Authors: I. Orlova, F. Ageev and E. Nuraliev
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102054
  34. We previously demonstrated that epigenetic interaction between the α-adducin (ADD1) Gly460Trp and the ACE I/D polymorphism modulates the properties of the femoral artery. Here, we investigated multiple-gene in...

    Authors: J. S. Seidlerova, J. A. S. Staessen, T. N. Nawrot, HAS.-B. Struijker-Boudier, T. K. Kuznetsova, G. B. Bianchi, E. B. Brand, SMB.-H. Brand-Hermann, R. F. Fagard and J. F. Filipovsky
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102052
  35. Patients affected by AAA have a tendency to generalized dilatation, increased vascular stiffness and cardiovascular risk. There is a pronounced genetic predisposition for AAA, but it is unknown whether first-d...

    Authors: R. De Basso, A. Fagerlind, T. Sandgren, Å. Rydén Ahlgren and T. Länne
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102047
  36. To evaluate the influence of tests on reactive hyperemia on peripheral vessel’s elasticity in patients with isolated systolic (ISH) and systolic-diastolic arterial hypertension (SDH).

    Authors: A. A. Dzizinsky, K. V. Protasov, O. V. Fedorishina and S. G. Kuklin
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102043
  37. South Asians living in the UK have lower rates of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) than Caucasians. The reason for this is unclear. Arterial stiffness is an independent risk factor for CV disease and may prec...

    Authors: B. McDonnell, C. M. McEniery, I. B. Wilkinson and J. R. Cockcroft
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102041
  38. Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) serves as an indicator of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in observational and intervention studies. Off-line measurements from stored B-mode images using manual t...

    Authors: S. Dogan, Y. Plantinga, J. M. Dijk, Y. van der Graaf, D. E. Grobbee and M. L. Bots
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102039
  39. Increased alcohol intake impaires the control of hypertension in treated patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relation between weekly alcohol intake, blood pressure and arterial stiffness.

    Authors: O. Mayer Jr., J. Filipovský, M. Dolejšová and L. Handl
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102037
  40. Several lines of evidence suggest that aldosterone can have an adverse blood pressure independent effect on heart and blood vessels including hypertrophy, vascular inflammation, myocyte necrosis and fibrosis. ...

    Authors: K. M. S. AlHashmi, H. K. Parthasarathy, A. D. McMahon, A. D. Struthers, T. M. MacDonald, I. Ford, G. T. McInnes and J. M. C. Connell
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102034
  41. Unlike Caucasians, African subjects react with pronounced peripheral activation in response to stressors. To shed more light into the peripheral arterial characteristics of African people the current study was...

    Authors: M. Reimann, H. W. Huisman, R. Schutte, L. Malan, J. M. van Rooyen and A. E. Schutte
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102032
  42. Arterial wall stiffness is considered as independent cardiovascular risk factor. Aim of this study was to compare arterial stiffness assessed by use of Pulse Wave Analysis (PWA) and carotid - femoral Pulse Wav...

    Authors: J. Rosa, R. Holaj, B. Strauch, O. Petrak, T. Pikus, T. Zelinka, D. Wichterle and J. Widimsky jr.
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102030
  43. The pulse wave velocity (PWV) in Caucasian men and women is similar and show similar increases with aging. But women develop a greater pulse pressure (PP) with aging due to smaller body size (since the height,...

    Authors: A. E. Schutte, H. W. Huisman, M. Reimann, J. M. Van Rooyen, L. Malan and N. T. Malan
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102028
  44. Despite overwhelming evidence associating cigarette smoking with arterial stiffening, the precise mechanisms involved in this relationship are not fully understood. The aim of this study was to test the hypoth...

    Authors: D. Adamopoulos, J. F. Argacha, M. Gujic, C. Garcia, N. Preumont, J. P. Degaute, S. Goldman and P. van de Borne
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102026
  45. Arterial wave reflections augment pulse pressures at heart level and manifest as an inflection point in the blood pressure waveform. However, the origin of reflection is still partly unresolved and can not be ...

    Authors: E. Hermeling, K. D. Reesink and A. P. Hoeks
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102024
  46. Age-related changes in arterial stiffness are ascribed to collagen and elastin content in the aorta (Ao) which is modulated by the matrix metalloprotienases (MMPs). However, no study has directly compared arte...

    Authors: A. Mahmud, M. McNulty, E. McGovern, V. Young, M. Tolan and J. Feely
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102022
  47. Wave reflections affect the aortic pressure and flow wave and play a role in systolic hypertension. Accurate quantification of pressure wave reflection requires separation of pressure in its forward (Pf) and back...

    Authors: J. G. Kips, E. R. Rietzschel, M. L. De Buyzere, T. C. Gillebert, L. M. Van Bortel and P. Segers
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102020
  48. The role of NO and endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor (EDHF), synthesized by cytochrome epoxygenases and acting through calcium-activated potassium (KCa) channels, in the flow-mediated regulation of hu...

    Authors: J. Bellien, M. Iacob, C. Thuillez and R. Joannides
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102016
  49. In addition to measurement of diameter, intima-media thickness (IMT) and stiffness, the high resolution of non-invasive echotracking systems (Wall Track System® ArtLab®) permits to have insights in new parameters...

    Authors: I. Masson, H. Beaussier, A. Isacila, M. Zidi, S. Laurent and P. Boutouyrie
    Citation: Artery Research 2007 1:102009

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