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Abstract #3923

Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Evaluation in Normals and Heart Failure Patients

Yi Wang1, 2, Jie J. Cao1, 3, Yang Cheng1, Nathaniel Reichek1, 3

1St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY, United States; 2Biomedical Engineering, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, United States; 3Cardiology, SUNY Stony Brook

Aortic pulse wave velocity is altered by normal aging, as well as vessel wall pathology. We evaluated aortic compliance and its relationship to age in normals and patients with heart failure.