Head orientation should be considered in ultrasound studies on carotid artery distensibility

Robert J. Holtackers*, Bart Spronck, Maarten H. G. Heusinkveld, Genevieve Crombag, Jos op het Roodt, Tammo Delhaas, Eline Kooi, Koen D. Reesink, Evelien Hermeling

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1551-1555
JournalJournal of Hypertension
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016


  • carotid artery
  • distension
  • head orientation
  • longitudinal strain
  • MRI
  • ultrasonography

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