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Heritability of arterial stiffness and central blood pressure: the Holy Grail for detecting patients at high cardiovascular risk?

Laurent, Stéphanea; Parati, Gianfrancob,c

doi: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328356a250
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aUniversité Paris Descartes , Sorbonne Paris-Cité, Paris, France; Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U970, Paris, France

bDepartment of Cardiology, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano

cDepartment of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Correspondence to Professor Gianfranco Parati, MD, FESC, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Piazza Brescia 20, Milan 20159, Italy. Tel: +39 02 6191 12949; fax: +39 02 6191 12956; e-mail: gianfranco.parati@unimib.it

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