12411 - Systemic stiffness: a determinant of blood...

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Julius Center for Health Sciences Systemic stiffness: a determinant of blood pressure? Cuno Uiterwaal Julius Centre Rick Grobbee Julius Centre Ralph Sakkers Paediatric orthopedics Paul Helders Child Physical therapy Ruud Bank TNO/LUMC Raoul Engelbert Child Physical therapy
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Julius Center for Health Sciences Background blood pressure early life origin of primary hypertension blood pressure - arterial wall stiffness arterial wall stiffness - atherosclerosis arterial wall stiffness - clinical disease blood pressure - connective tissue vascular wall
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Julius Center for Health Sciences Background Blood pressure partly determined by vessel wall connective tissue metabolism only localized metabolism or systemic?
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Julius Center for Health Sciences Background Connective tissue: collagen, elastin, crosslinks many different forms tissue specific composition/metabolism some similarities in different tissues
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Childhood hypermobility syndromes Part of diagnostic tools Joint hypermobility skin hyperextensibility
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course PHARM 290 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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