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Cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) was supposed to be an independent predictor for vascular-related events. Biomarkers such as homocysteine (Hcy), N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), and urine albumin(microalbumin) (UAE) have involved the pathophysiological development of arteriosclerosis. The present study was to investigate relationship between CAVI and biomarkers in vascular-related diseases.
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Name: Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993)
Ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a common method of graft surveillance after infrainguinal bypass surgery (LEB), and is recommended by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS). Several studies failed to sh...
to elucidate relationships between parameters of arterial stiffness (carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity [cfPWV] and cardio-ankle vascular index [CAVI]) and standard lipid profile parameters in patien...
Body mass index (BMI) reaches a nadir in mid-childhood, known as the adiposity rebound (AR). Earlier AR is associated with a higher risk of cardio-vascular diseases in later life. Skinfolds, which are...
The resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a clinical test to diagnose peripheral artery disease (PAD). The Wyatt's score has been proposed to assess the students' performance on ABI measurement on a h...
. Ankle sprains are common injuries that may lead to long-term morbidity. Individuals with obesity are at increased risk for ankle sprains; however, prognostic associations between body mass index (BM...
This study aimed to evaluate the role of the cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) in evaluating arterial stiffness changes, the degree of atherosclerosis in patients with hypertension after ...
Chronic kidney disease(CKD) patients have high incidence of coronary artery problems event after renal transplantation. And remain a major cause of mortality. The major risk marker is arte...
Introduction: The process of population aging that is occurring in developed societies represents a major challenge for the health system. The aim of this study is to analyze factors that ...
The process of population aging that is occurring in developed societies represents a major challenge for the health system. The aim of this study is to analyze factors that have an influe...
Arteriosclerotic vascular-related diseases have become a serious threat to human health. The prevention and reversal of vascular events has become an important direction of medicine. Early...
Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.
Lack of perfusion in the EXTREMITIES resulting from atherosclerosis. It is characterized by INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION, and an ANKLE BRACHIAL INDEX of 0.9 or less.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Comparison of the BLOOD PRESSURE between the BRACHIAL ARTERY and the POSTERIOR TIBIAL ARTERY. It is a predictor of PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE.
Replacement of the ANKLE JOINT.
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
Vascular relates to blood vessels (Oxford Medical Dictionary) and can be used to describe the supply of blood, a disease affecting the blood vessels or molecules associated with these structures. For example, <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->atherosclerosis ...