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Ultrasound Assessment of Flow-Mediated Dilation

Harris, Ryan A., Nishiyama, Steven K, Wray, D Walter and Richardson, Russell S (2010) Ultrasound Assessment of Flow-Mediated Dilation. Hypertension, 55 . pp. 1075-1085. [Journal article]

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URL: http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/55/5/1075

DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.150821


Developed in 1992, the flow-mediated dilation test is now the most commonly used noninvasive assessment of vascular endothelial function in humans. Since its inception, scientists have refined their understanding of the physiology, analysis, and interpretation of this measurement. Recently, a significant growth of knowledge has added to our understanding and implementation of this clinically relevant research methodology. Therefore, this tutorial provides timely insight into recent advances and practical information related to the ultrasonic assessment of vascular endothelial function in humans.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:FMD - endothelial function - reactive hyperemia - shear stress
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Sport
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute
ID Code:28343
Deposited By: Mrs Julie Haydock
Deposited On:14 Jan 2014 09:31
Last Modified:14 Jan 2014 09:31

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