Vascular Changes and Aging

  • Salvatore Novo
  • Agostino Geraci
  • Claudio Pernice


The progress of cardiovascular prevention and the large use of antibiotics have determined in the last fifty years a progressive increase of life duration, especially in the western countries, and so, a noticeable increase of elderly subjects in the population (1,2).


Systolic Blood Pressure Arterial Compliance Normotensive Subject Physiological Aging Calf Blood Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore Novo
    • 1
  • Agostino Geraci
    • 2
  • Claudio Pernice
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PathophysiologyItaly
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine II, Institute of Internal Medicine and GeriatricsUniversity of PalermoItaly

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