2016
DOI: 10.1115/1.4034833
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Abstract: Cardiovascular diseases are currently the leading cause of mortality in the population of developed countries, due to the constant increase in cardiovascular risk factors, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol, overweight, tobacco use, lack of physical activity, etc. Numerous prospective and retrospective studies have shown that arterial stiffening is a relevant predictor of these diseases. Unfortunately, the arterial stiffness distribution across the human body is difficult to measure experimentally. We pr…

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