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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

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.