February 1984

Wave Reflections and the Arterial Pulse

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia (Dr O'Rourke), and the Cardiology Department, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi-ken, Japan (Dr Yaginuma).

Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(2):366-371. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350140192026

• Studies of aortic dynamics have provided new information about the peripheral pulse. This brief review provides a summary of these findings and relates them to a number of clinical conditions.

(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:366-371)