H. Lax, M.D.; A. W. Feinberg, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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We have previously reported abnormalities in the arterial pulse wave, recorded with a new cuff technic from the digits of human subjects, in adult patients with peripheral arteriosclerosis, with hypertension, or with diabetes mellitus. The major change noted is diminution to disappearance of the dicrotic segment of the arterial pulse wave.
This abnormality has now been found in diabetic children. One hundred ninety-eight diabetic subjects between the ages of 11 and 20 were examined. One hundred twenty-seven (64%) had abnormal arterial pulse waves, although none had clinical evidence of arteriosclerosis or hypertension. Only 14 abnormal cases (7%) were found in
H. Lax, A. W. Feinberg. The Significance of Abnormal Arterial Pulse Waves in Diabetic Children.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:1035–1036. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-1035_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):1035-1036.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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