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Abstract #3297

Clinical & Cardiac Function Correlates of Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Measured by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Normal Subjects

Visali Kodali1, Yi Wang1, Simcha Pollack1,2, Edwin Estrada1, Nathaniel Reichek1,3

1Cardiac Imaging, Research, Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY, United States; 2St. Johns University, New York , United States; 3Department of Biomedical Engineering Division of Cardiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States

Aortic pulse wave velocity is an index of aortic compliance. We evaluated Aortic pulse wave velocity by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in normal volunteers and examined its relation to various clinical and cardiac function parameters.