Cigarette smoking acutely induces a marked increase of blood pressure and heart rate. This is accompanied by a marked reduction of radial artery distensibility. Whether this reflects an alteration of arterial mechanics of large elastic arteries as well is not established, however.

Failla, M., Grappiolo, A., Carugo, S., Calchera, I., Giannattasio, C., & Mancia, G. (1997). Effects of cigarette smoking on carotid and radial artery distensibility. JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 15(12 Pt 2), 1659-1664 [10.1097/00004872-199715120-00069].

Effects of cigarette smoking on carotid and radial artery distensibility

FAILLA, MONICA
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CARUGO, STEFANO;CALCHERA, IVAN FRANCESCO;GIANNATTASIO, CRISTINA
Penultimo
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MANCIA, GIUSEPPE
Ultimo
1997

Abstract

Cigarette smoking acutely induces a marked increase of blood pressure and heart rate. This is accompanied by a marked reduction of radial artery distensibility. Whether this reflects an alteration of arterial mechanics of large elastic arteries as well is not established, however.
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Adult; Blood Flow Velocity; Blood Pressure; Carotid Artery, Common; Elasticity; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Heart Rate; Humans; Male; Plethysmography; Radial Artery; Smoking; Ultrasonography, Doppler; Vasoconstriction
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Failla, M., Grappiolo, A., Carugo, S., Calchera, I., Giannattasio, C., & Mancia, G. (1997). Effects of cigarette smoking on carotid and radial artery distensibility. JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 15(12 Pt 2), 1659-1664 [10.1097/00004872-199715120-00069].
Failla, M; Grappiolo, A; Carugo, S; Calchera, I; Giannattasio, C; Mancia, G
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