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Factors affecting longitudinal changes in cardio-ankle vascular index in a large general population: the Nagahama study.

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Summary of "Factors affecting longitudinal changes in cardio-ankle vascular index in a large general population: the Nagahama study."

Cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) has been increasingly used as an index for arterial stiffness. However, the degree of longitudinal changes and factors affecting these changes in CAVI (ΔCAVI) are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to descriptively clarify factors associated with longitudinal ΔCAVI for the precise use of this index in the assessment of arterial stiffness.

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Name: Journal of hypertension
ISSN: 1473-5598
Pages: 1147-1153

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