Assessment of arterial stiffness in patients with chronic lower extremity venous disease: An observational study

Aykan A. C., Mentese S., Dogan E., Cavusoglu I. G., Aykan D. A., Kalaycioglu E., ...More

PHLEBOLOGY, vol.31, no.5, pp.349-355, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0268355515591394
  • Journal Name: PHLEBOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-355
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives Arterial stiffness is associated with major adverse cardiovascular events. Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is severe form of chronic venous disease (CVD). The aim of this study is to investigate arterial stiffness by cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) in patients with CVI.