Method For Diagnosing, Monitoring And Treating Hypertension

Abstract

A method for diagnosing, monitoring and treating hypertension uses the parameter C2 of the modified Windkessel model as an indication of the hypertensive disease condition. Apparatus for determining the parameter C2 (i.e. distal vascular compliance) of the modified Windkessel model includes means for obtaining a pressure pulse contour and a cardiac output value and for determining the model parameters.


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  • Publication: Oct 8, 1991
  • Application: Feb 5, 1991
    US US 65229491 A
  • Priority: Feb 5, 1991
    US US 65229491 A
  • Priority: Sep 28, 1988
    US US 25031588 A
  • Priority: Jan 31, 1986
    US US 82462986 A

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