Peripheral blood pressure measurement is as good as applanation tonometry at predicting ascending aortic blood pressure

Justine I. Davies, Margaret M. Band, Stuart Pringle, Simon Ogston, Allan D. Struthers

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    Abstract

    The Sphygmocor system purports to be able to assess ascending aortic blood pressure using a transfer function. It has been shown to be accurate when data obtained invasively are used, but has not been tested prospectively using data obtained non-invasively.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)571-6
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of Hypertension
    Volume21
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003

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