Arterial reactivity can be measured using vascular ultrasound
Changes in brachial artery diameter during reactive hyperemia are used to
indicate endothelium dependent dilatation.
Changes in brachial artery diameter after sublingual nitroglycerin are
used to to indicate smooth muscle dependent response.
Vascular imaging lectures.
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