Association of the auscultatory gap with vascular disease in hypertensive patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Blood Pressure Determination
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • This study provides strong evidence that auscultatory gaps are related to carotid atherosclerosis and to increased arterial stiffness in hypertensive patients, independent of age. Although these observations need to be confirmed prospectively, they suggest that auscultatory gaps may have prognostic relevance.

publication date

  • May 15, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8610916

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 877

end page

  • 83

volume

  • 124

number

  • 10