How does obesity affect arterial stiffness in asymptomatic adults?

      Obesity is an important cause of cardiovascular disease. It's proven that aortic pulse wave velocity (aoPWV) the measure of arterial stiffness is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events. However the potential correlation between fat accumulation and increased arterial stiffness is poorly investigated. The aim of this study was to assess the association between measures of obesity and aortic stiffness in normotensive adults.
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