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Determinants and impact of early vascular aging in children and adolescents


Kruger, R and Litwin, M and Climie, RE, Determinants and impact of early vascular aging in children and adolescents, Frontiers in Pediatrics, 10 pp. 871524. ISSN 2296-2360 (2022) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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DOI: doi:10.3389/fped.2022.871524


Cardiovascular health is essential for longevity and limited morbidity with increasing age. However, exposure to several risk factors from as early as preconception (genetic or epigenetic predispositions, lifestyle and behavioral risk factors, and early life programming) may probe accelerated vascular deterioration, also known as early vascular aging (EVA).

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Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:adolescents, arterial stiffness, blood pressure, cardiovascular health, children, early vascular aging, preventative cardiology, childhood, vascular ageing
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Research Field:Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Prevention of human diseases and conditions
UTAS Author:Climie, RE (Dr Rachel Climie)
ID Code:149536
Year Published:2022
Funding Support:National Health and Medical Research Council (2009005)
Web of Science® Times Cited:3
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2022-04-04
Last Modified:2022-04-06

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