The evaluation of stiffness, distensibility, and strain of the abdominal aorta in asthmatic children


Ozkan E. A., Khosroshahi H. E., KILIÇ M., Serin H. I.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.24, no.4, pp.689-696, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: This study aims to investigate aortic stiffness, distensibility, and strain, which can be used to detect atherosclerosis in asthmatic children, and their impact on cardiac functions.