Macquarie University, Sydney Macquarie University ResearchOnline

Showing items 1 - 15 of 23.

Add to Quick Collection   All 23 Results

Sort:
 Add All Items to Quick Collection
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198606
Description: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension are co-morbid conditions both associated with altered resistance artery structure, biomechanics and function. We examined these characteristics in mesente ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1213332
Description: Systolic blood pressure variability (BPV) is associated with cardiovascular events. As the beat-to-beat variation of blood pressure is due to interaction of several cardiovascular control systems oper ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1075122
Description: Objective: For ease of measurement, and the utility of ambulatory central aortic blood pressure measurement, there has been a move toward brachial cuff-based devices for non-invasive computation of ce ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1026946
Description: Objective: Field stimulation of the carotid baroreceptors has been used successfully to induce long-term reduction in blood pressure. However, the effect of baroreceptor stimulation on short-term bloo ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061896
Description: Background: The influence of heart rate (HR) on augmentation index (AIx) is well established. Studies have also shown a strong correlation between left ventricular ejection duration (ED) and AIx. Howe ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061859
Description: Background: Field stimulation of the carotid baroreceptors has been used successfully to induce long-term reduction in blood pressure. However, whether baroreceptor stimulation may affect the short-te ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1075132
Description: Objective: Estimation of central aortic pressure requires reliable acquisition of a peripheral pulse waveform either using radial tonometry or volumetric displacement within a brachial cuff. This stud ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061544
Description: Objectives: Arterial endothelial cells are continuously subjected to mechanical forces through cyclic stretch (strain) due to the periodic change in vessel diameter with pulsatile blood flow. Under ph ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061842
Description: Background: Diabetes is associated with cardiovascular risk, increased arterial stiffness, and ocular diseases. Whether large artery stiffness is independently associated with diabetes per se or conco ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061852
Description: Background: Amyloid β (Aβ) deposition is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Increased pulsatility, endothelial dysfunction (ED) and inflammation, as indicators of vascular stiffness, are associat ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061728
Description: Background: The subendocardial viability ratio (SEVR) when computed from the aortic pressure is related to degree of subendocardial myocardial perfusion. In heart failure (HF) cardiac function has inc ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061828
Description: Background: As the utility of non-invasive measurement of central aortic blood pressure parameters grows, the logical next step is for out-of-clinic measurement of aortic blood pressure parameters. Re ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331731
Description: Background: Limited invasive (electromagnetic) ascending aortic (AA) flow wave contour indicates impaired left ventricular (LV) function in the elderly. However, conventional non-invasive (Doppler) re ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331759
Description: Background: Increased arterial stiffness is a marker for cardiovascular disease. Whilst numerous cross-sectional studies have found a pressure-independent effect of heart rate (HR) on arterial stiffne ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331769
Description: Background: Endothelial cells play a pivotal role in maintaining vascular homeostasis and endothelial dysfunction (ED) is an underlying mechanism of cardiovascular disease. Estrogen deficiency is one ... More