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The association between pulse wave velocity and metabolic syndrome in Korean

Authors
 M. H. Lee  ;  Sun K. Yoo  ;  S. H. Jee  ;  Jungchae Kim 
Citation
 DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION-ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, Vol.8(2) : 140-144, 2013 
Journal Title
 DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION-ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 
ISSN
 1748-3107 
Issue Date
2013
MeSH
Adult ; Analysis of Variance ; Arm/blood supply ; Asian Continental Ancestry Group/statistics & numerical data ; Blood Pressure Determination ; Brachial Artery/physiopathology ; Carotid Artery, Common/physiopathology ; Case-Control Studies ; Female ; Femoral Artery/physiopathology ; Humans ; Hypertension/ethnology ; Hypertension/physiopathology ; Korea ; Leg/blood supply ; Male ; Metabolic Syndrome/ethnology ; Metabolic Syndrome/physiopathology* ; Middle Aged ; Pulsatile Flow/physiology* ; Pulse Wave Analysis* ; Radial Artery/physiopathology ; Reference Values
Keywords
Korean ; metabolic syndrome ; PWV
Abstract
The objective of this study was to compare aortic (the common carotid to femoral artery) PWV, arm (the brachial to radial artery) PWV, and leg (the femoral to dorsalis pedis artery) PWV in people with or without component of the metabolic syndrome. We analyzed 3345 Korean subjects (1907 men, age 44.6 ± 8.5, 1438 women, age 43.3 ± 8.9). Unpaired t-test was used to compare mean values of various metabolic parameters between subjects with and without Metabolic Syndrome (MetS), and one-way analysis of variance was used to compare these variables among groups satisfying different numbers of the components of MetS. In addition, we compared of Pearson correlation coefficient between age and PWV (arotic PWV, arm PWV and leg PWV) levels of according to whether the subject had components of the metabolic syndrome or not. The present study shows that leg PWV level was found to be significantly associated with the features of the metabolic syndrome in Korean men and women. And, we confirmed that blood pressure is significantly associated with the PWV values at three locations. And, this study shows that Pearson correlation coefficient of arotic PWV and leg PWV were about 10% higher than without diabetes according to age. Further studies need to be performed to evaluate the optimal cut-off value of PWV for diabetes, hypertension, and MetS in Korean.
Full Text
http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/17483107.2012.737142
DOI
10.3109/17483107.2012.737142
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Medical Engineering (의학공학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
4. Graduate School of Public Health (보건대학원) > Graduate School of Public Health (보건대학원) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Yoo, Sun Kook(유선국) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6032-4686
Jee, Sun Ha(지선하) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9519-3068
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/86443
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