Arterial stiffness and wave reflection in patients with premature myocardial infarction


GEDİKLİ Ö. , KIRIS G., Kahraman N., Hosoglu Y. , KUTLU M.

EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.19, no.1, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Young and old patients with myocardial infarction (MI) have different risk factor profiles, clinical presentations and prognoses. Although a relationship between arterial stiffness and coronary artery disease has been established, information regarding arterial stiffness in patients with premature MI is scarce.