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Non-Invasive Quantitative Imaging of Human Local Arterial Wall Elasticity Using Supersonic Shear Imaging

2014-08-27 03:14:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Arterial stiffness is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events and death.

Most of existing technique need dedicated device for arterial stiffness evaluation and indirect calculation of intra arterial pressure. Supersonic Shear Imaging (SSI) is a novel non-invasive technique based on remote palpation of biological tissues that can image with very high temporal resolution (up to 10,000 images/s) and quantify the local viscoelastic properties of tissues. The investigators goal was to apply this SSI technique for arterial stiffness evaluation and local pulse wave velocity (PWV) calculation.

As a first step, the primary goal of this study is to establish normal values of local pulse wave velocity and arterial stiffness (carotid and femoral) by SSI on hundred healthy volunteers.

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Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Healthy Volunteers

Intervention

SSI and SphygmoCor® evaluations

Location

CIC - Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou
Paris
France
75015

Status

Recruiting

Source

French Cardiology Society

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:52-0400

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