Flownetters, yet another question. I don't mean to clutter things up unduly.
A flyer came to us from a company named CardioVision about The Arterial
Stiffness Index (no cheap jokes, please) as an indicator for possible
arterial disease. Cuff on the arm, get some sort of waveform that suggests
brachial artery elasticity, or lack of, and predict a risk for
cardiovascular disease. "The higher the ASI, the more likely someone is to
have hardening of the arteries, the lower the number, the less likely."
We were surprised to find Grossmont Hospital listed as a clinical site using
this gizmo; we certainly weren't aware of it. (Scripps Clinic in La Jolla
Anyone know about this? Bogus or no? It's easy to get a tad cynical about
these things, of course.
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