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Compliance reflects the buffering capacity of the artery. Local stiffness assessment is the only method that can assess both wall properties. In addition, if the pressure curve is available, the full pressure–diameter relation can be shown and wall properties at a particular pressure or pressure range (isobaric conditions) can be calculated. M. be T. be P. E. Safar et al. M. Van Bortel et al. 24 and are briefly discussed. The major source of error in calculating local arterial stiffness comes from the assessment of the arterial pressure at the same arterial site.
M. Van Bortel et al. ) (consensus). The supine position is preferred (large agreement) For repeated measures, subject measurements should be performed at the same time of the day and in the same position (consensus) Be aware of possible “white coat” arterial stiffness, and if suspected, perform repeated measurements within 1 visit or in additional visits to detect it (consensus) Be aware of possible disturbance of data due to cardiac arrhythmia (consensus) Level of agreement on the recommendation is mentioned within brackets are formulated.
Mechanical stress and the distribution of stress within diseased vessels are hypothesized as major factors determining the susceptibility of plaque to rupture [6–9], which is the underlying cause of a large majority of cardiovascular events and probably also rapidly growing plaques. The assessment of local arterial stiffness and pulse pressure is the subject of the present chapter. Local Arterial Stiffness Different arterial stiffness indices exist and are described in Chap. 1. 1 Wall properties measured in different types of arterial stiffness Wall property → Type ↓ Systemic Regional Local Distensibility Compliance Operating Isobaric Operating Isobaric X X X X X X Operating at operating pressure, isobaric under isobaric condition, this is at a defined pressure (range) regional, and local arterial stiffness .