Body composition is a strong predictor of local carotid stiffness in Swedish, young adults - the cross sectional Lifestyle, biomarkers, and atherosclerosis study

Ulrika Fernberg*, Jos opt Roodt, Maria Fernstrom, Anita Hurtig-Wennlof

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Original languageEnglish
Article number205
Number of pages10
JournalBMC Cardiovascular disorders
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2019

Keywords

  • Arterial stiffness
  • Young adults
  • Body composition
  • Carotid artery
  • Arterial distensibility
  • Intima media thickness
  • Epidemiological
  • Cross-sectional study
  • INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS
  • CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE RISK
  • ARTERIAL STIFFNESS
  • REFERENCE VALUES
  • MASS INDEX
  • DISTENSIBILITY
  • CHILDREN
  • FITNESS
  • OBESITY
  • WOMEN

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