Table 3: Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity and carotid pressure waveform analysis before and after HDTBR in 10 healthy volunteers.

BeforeAfter

C-F PWV (m/s)0.53
Local SBP (mmHg)0.23
Local PP (mmHg)<0.05
PPI0.05
AIx0.50
Pressure amplification<0.05

C-F PWV: carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity; SBP: systolic blood pressure; PP: pulse pressure; PPI: pulse pressure index; AIx: augmentation index.