brachial artery


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  • noun

Synonyms for brachial artery

the main artery of the upper arm

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Their brachial analysis of the subjects showed the amenorrheic women had a 1% dilation of the brachial artery, compared with 7% dilation for both the oligomenorrheic and eumenorrheic women.
Participants underwent brachial artery reactivity scans following a single dose of each treatment, and again following 6 weeks of daily ingestion.
Over an 18-month period, the study will measure and compare changes in brachial artery reactivity, forearm blood flow and blood viscosity in 100 hypertensive or hypercholesterolemic patients taking an FDA approved medication or a placebo during eight-week periods.
Endothelial function was evaluated via brachial artery flow-mediated dilation, prior to and following the treatment period, and blood samples were analyzed to determine mitochondrial function, markers of oxidative stress, and other factors.
Hypertension experts across the globe are beginning to question the value of brachial artery pressure measurements.
At the end of each treatment phase, flow- mediated dilatation (FMD) in the brachial artery in the arm was measured to determine endothelial function, the ability of blood vessels to contract and expand.
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance was used to measure changes in the brachial artery area.
For their research, 19 overweight or obese men and postmenopausal women with borderline hypertension were given 30, 90, or 270 milligrams resveratrol or a placebo over 4 weekly intervals, and plasma resveratrol and flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery were measured one hour later.
Objective: We aimed to investigate the relation of brachial artery intima-media thickness (IMT) with endothelial function and left ventricular mass (LVM).
Researchers there used ultrasound to measure blood flow through the brachial artery in 20 healthy young adults while they watched two movies: one distressing, "Saving Private Ryan," and one humorous, "There's Something About Mary" (which truth be told is so distressing in parts that some men switched to button flies for life after viewing it).
In the United States, access is frequently accomplished with a synthetic graft in the forearm that connects the brachial artery to the brachial or cephalic vein.
Brachial artery reactivity measurements suggested that daily orange juice consumption resulted in improved endothelial function.