Volume 17, Issue C, March 2017
1. Application of non-invasive central aortic pressure assessment in clinical trials: Clinical experience and value
Bryan Williams, Patrick Brunel, Peter S. Lacy, Fabio Baschiera, Dion H. Zappe, Kazuomi Kario, John Cockcroft
Pages: 1 - 15
Pressure measured with a cuff and sphygmomanometer in the brachial artery is accepted as an important predictor of future cardiovascular (CV) events. However, recent clinical evidence suggests that central aortic pressure (CAP) provides additional information for assessing CV risk than brachial blood...
2. Acute effect of coffee consumption on arterial stiffness, evaluated using an oscillometric method
Darío Echeverri, Alejandro Pizano, Félix R. Montes, Pedro Forcada
Pages: 16 - 32
Introduction: Previous studies show contradictory results related to the vascular effects of coffee; they suggest that caffeine increases arterial stiffness and negatively impacts vascular health, the aim of this study is to evaluate the acute coffee effects on the vascular stiffness. Methods and materials:...
3. Effect of Benson relaxation technique on the preoperative anxiety and hemodynamic status: A single blind randomized clinical trial
Jalal Poorolajal, Fatemeh Ashtarani, Neda Alimohammadi
Pages: 33 - 38
Background: Preoperative anxiety is a challenge in most surgical interventions that needs to be taken into consideration. This trial assessed the effect of relation technique on the anxiety and hemodynamic response in patients undergoing surgical procedures. Methods: This single blind, randomized clinical...
Merve Özgür, Murat Gölpınar, Yasin Arifoğlu, Safiye Çavdar
Pages: 39 - 42
The axillary artery is the main artery supplying the shoulder region and is clinically important. In the present case we report an arterial variation of the left upper extremity of a 65 year-old female cadaver. The radial artery arose from the axillary artery 2.5 cm below the anterior humeral circumflex...