ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.15, no.10, pp.807-813, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
ambulatory arterial stiffness index, left atrium, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS, TARGET ORGAN DAMAGE, DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION, STRAIN-RATE, TASK-FORCE, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, DISEASE, GUIDELINES, IMPACT, SIZE
Objective: The ambulatory arterial stiffness index has been proposed as an indicator of arterial stiffness. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that increased ambulatory arterial stiffness index might be related with impaired left atrial function in hypertensive diabetic patients with no previous history of cardiovascular disease.