New method for evaluating local pulse wave velocity by measuring vibrations on arterial wall

H. Kanai, K. Kawabe, M. Takano, R. Murata, N. Chubachi, Y. Koiwa

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Abstract

A new method is proposed for measuring the local pulse wave velocity (PWV). which is an index of the hardness of the aortic wall. Using the method, high spatial resolution, which is necessary in the evaluation of local hardness, is attained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)534-536
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume30
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Mar 17

Keywords

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biomedical ultrasonics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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