Color Doppler tissue imaging in assessing the elastic properties of the aorta and in predicting coronary artery disease


ERYOL N., TOPSAKAL R., Cicek Y. , ABACI A., OGUZHAN A., BASAR E., ...More

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.43, no.3, pp.219-230, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/jhj.43.219
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-230

Abstract

We hypothesized that the change in aortic elastic properties could directly be shown with color Doppler tissue imaging (CDTI), that these findings could be related to aortic stiffness and distensibility and that, through these, coronary artery disease (CAD) could be predicted.