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Research Article

Sex Differences in Peripheral Augmentation Index and Arterial Reservoir Pressure during Upper Limb Postural Shifts

Table 2

Hemodynamic parameters derived from the radial pressure waveform in men and women.

VariableBelow heartNeutralAbove heartCondition effectSex-by-condition interaction

sAIx, %
 Men 0.001 0.014
 Women
dAIx, %
 Men 0.020 0.038
 Women
-DBP, mmHg
 Men 0.006 0.338
 Women
SPTI, auc
 Men <0.001 0.387
 Women
DPTI, auc
 Men <0.001 0.024
 Women
/ , mmHg s−1
 Men 0.596 0.282
 Women
Excess pressure, mmHg
 Men 0.109 0.680
 Women
, mmHg ms−1
 Men 0.358 0.048
 Women
Ejection duration, ms
 Men 0.481 0.759
 Women
Heart rate, bpm
 Men 0.294 0.576
 Women

Data are mean ± SEM.

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