Table 1: Hemodynamic parameters.

Systolic pressure (mmHg)Diastolic pressure (mmHg)Pulse pressure (mmHg)Mean pressure (mmHg)Mean diameter (mm)

Arteries
 Carotid134.3 ± 5.661.1 ± 4.373.2 ± 5.085.5 ± 5.06.38 ± 0.32
 Ascending aorta135.8 ± 4.667.1 ± 4.368.7 ± 5.090.0 ± 4.022.40 ± 1.15a
 Descending aorta138.1 ± 4.663.9 ± 5.474.2 ± 4.588.7 ± 4.715.81 ± 0.97a,b

a with respect to carotid artery.
b with respect to ascending aorta.