01 January 2015 by Naomi Chesler

An illustrative example of pressure waveform and the derivation of pulse pressure (PP) and augmentation index (AI)

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Chesler {NC},Wang Z.Pulmonary vascular wall stiffness: An important contributor to the increased right ventricular afterload with pulmonary hypertension. [Internet]. 2011 ;1:212. Available from:http://www.pulmonarycirculation.org/text.asp?2011/1/2/212/83453

An illustrative example of pressure waveform and the derivation of pulse pressure (PP) and augmentation index (AI). Pi is the inflection point, which may present either in the systolic or diastolic phase.

 

Additional keywords: augmentation index,pulse pressure,Pi

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