Comparison of ultrasound echo-tracking technology and pulse wave velocity for measuring carotid elasticity among hemodialysis patients
Hemodialysis International, 05/25/2012Yu ZX et al.
Diabetes and age are independent risk factors for arterial elasticity among hemodialysis patients. Ultrasound echo–tracking technology is a sensitive and accurate method for evaluating arterial elasticity and is a good alternative to traditional pulse wave velocity.
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