Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 10th, 2006
"Several studies have shown that aortic stiffness was an independent predictor for cardiovascular events. However, data are less consistent concerning carotid stiffness," scientists in France report.
A. Paini and colleagues at the University Paris-Descartes assessed "determinants of the discrepancies between aortic and carotid stiffness in different populations with contrasting cardiovascular risk factors: 94 healthy normotensives (NT), 243 nondiabetic hypertensives (HT), and 126 patients with...
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