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Impaired Arterial Elasticity In Patients With Systemic Sclerosis


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Posted 03 October 2007 - 09:21 AM

Impaired Arterial Elasticity In Patients With Systemic Sclerosis. Increased Augmentation index (AIx) and pulse wave velocity (PWV) of brachial artery show an increased arterial stiffness in SSc. In healthy subjects there was an inverse correlation between endothelial function and arterial stiffness. G. Szücs AB0535 EULAR 2007. (Also see: Cardiac Involvement)