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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2012, Article ID 169359, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/169359
Research Article

Pulse Wave Velocity as Marker of Preclinical Arterial Disease: Reference Levels in a Uruguayan Population Considering Wave Detection Algorithms, Path Lengths, Aging, and Blood Pressure

1Physiology Department, School of Medicine, CUiiDARTE, Republic University, General Flores 2125, 11800 Montevideo, Uruguay
2Cardiology Department, School of Medicine, CUiiDARTE and Cardiovascular Centre, Clinical Hospital, Republic University, Avenida Italia s/n, 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay
3Clinical Laboratory Department, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital, Republic University, Avenida Italia s/n, 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay

Received 9 December 2011; Revised 10 February 2012; Accepted 13 March 2012

Academic Editor: Mario Fritsch Neves

Copyright © 2012 Ignacio Farro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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