J P Lekakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with angina pectoris and normal coronary arteriograms
    J P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:541-6. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Myocardial adrenergic denervation in patients with primary (AL) amyloidosis
    John Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Amyloid 10:117-20. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma heart disease: an unusual cause of positive antimyosin cardiac imaging
    J Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics Athens University, Greece
    J Nucl Cardiol 6:91-2. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic changes of extracoronary arteries are associated with the extent of coronary atherosclerosis
    J P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 85:949-52. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral L-arginine improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with essential hypertension
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens University, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 86:317-23. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering by pravastatin to <100 mg/dl versus >100 mg/dl on brachial artery vasoreactivity in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia and previous atherosclerotic events or diabetes mellitus
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 89:857-60. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure in normotensives: a marker of cardiovascular disease
    N A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Division of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 14:195-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure measurements in essential hypertension
    N A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, National and Kapodestrial University, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 6:41-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilatation in women with previous gestational diabetes
    E Anastasiou
    1st Endocrine Section and Diabetes Centre, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Diabetes Care 21:2111-5. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of renin-angiotensin system blockade on arterial function in hypertensive patients
    K A Aznaouridis
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens Medical School, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 21:654-63. 2007

Collaborators

  • Nikolaos A Zakopoulos
  • K S Stamatelopoulos
  • K N Vemmos
  • G E Kollias
  • Ioanna Andreadou
  • Emmanouil N Karatzis
  • Athanase D Protogerou
  • Irene Lambrinoudaki
  • P E Vardas
  • Dimitra Gika
  • M E Safar
  • Maria I Anastasiou-Nana
  • J Blacher
  • K Spengos
  • Vasilios Kotsis
  • M Vavuranakis
  • Tsivgoulis Georgios
  • Christos M Papamichael
  • Theodore G Papaioannou
  • Theodoros G Papaioannou
  • Myron E Mavrikakis
  • Kalliopi N Karatzi
  • T G Papaioannou
  • Konstantinos A Aznaouridis
  • Ignatios Ikonomidis
  • Anna G Dagre
  • K A Aznaouridis
  • M Alevizaki
  • Antonis Zampelas
  • Christodoulos Stefanadis
  • S F Stamatelopoulos
  • Chris M Papamichael
  • Stamatios F Stamatelopoulos
  • Emmanuel N Simantirakis
  • Zafiria J Margari
  • Vassiliki C Pitiriga
  • C M Papamichael
  • J Kanakakis
  • J Terrovitis
  • Paraskevi Katsichti
  • Maria Nikolaou
  • Panayiotis N Soucacos
  • Pelagia Katsimbri
  • Vasilis Sideris
  • Dimitrios T Kremastinos
  • Ioannis Paraskevaidis
  • Theophania Kaplanoglou
  • Grigorios Skarantavos
  • Dimitrios J Tryfonopoulos
  • Maria Alevizaki
  • Gerassimos N Douridas
  • E Anastasiou
  • Myron Mavrikakis
  • Paraskevi P Katsichti
  • Georgia Vamvakou
  • Elias J Gialafos
  • Sokratis G Tsangaris
  • Dimitrios S Mathioulakis
  • John Nanas
  • Nikos Kokolakis
  • Savas Toumanidis
  • Maria E Marketou
  • M Garofallaki
  • Vassiliky D Petrocheilou-Paschou
  • H L Sarika
  • G Philippou
  • Ch C Kostopoulos
  • Maria Eleni K Alexandrou
  • Christos M Papamichail
  • Nikolaos S Karkavitsas
  • John Terrovitis
  • E A Anastasiou
  • Stavros I Chrysostomakis
  • Emmanuel V Agapitos
  • A T Cimponeriu
  • John N Nanas
  • C Papamichael
  • Vasilios K Prassopoulos
  • M Mavrikakis
  • Sophia I Koukouraki
  • C C Alevizaki
  • J N Nanas
  • S Moulopoulos
  • A G Dagre
  • J Nanas
  • E J Gialafos
  • J Megas
  • A Souvatzoglou

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Peripheral vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with angina pectoris and normal coronary arteriograms
    J P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:541-6. 1998
    ..We sought to determine endothelium-dependent vasodilator function in the brachial artery of patients with microvascular angina pectoris...
  2. ncbi request reprint Myocardial adrenergic denervation in patients with primary (AL) amyloidosis
    John Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Amyloid 10:117-20. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma heart disease: an unusual cause of positive antimyosin cardiac imaging
    J Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics Athens University, Greece
    J Nucl Cardiol 6:91-2. 1999
    ..In these patients with positive antimyosin study results, intense pharmacologic treatment with vasodilators may be warranted...
  4. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic changes of extracoronary arteries are associated with the extent of coronary atherosclerosis
    J P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 85:949-52. 2000
    ..Femoral artery and carotid bulb are independent predictors of CAD extent and the inclusion of these measurements would add information to that provided by the common carotid artery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral L-arginine improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with essential hypertension
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens University, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 86:317-23. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering by pravastatin to <100 mg/dl versus >100 mg/dl on brachial artery vasoreactivity in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia and previous atherosclerotic events or diabetes mellitus
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 89:857-60. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure in normotensives: a marker of cardiovascular disease
    N A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Division of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 14:195-9. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure measurements in essential hypertension
    N A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, National and Kapodestrial University, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 6:41-5. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is a reliable tool to monitor blood pressure changes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilatation in women with previous gestational diabetes
    E Anastasiou
    1st Endocrine Section and Diabetes Centre, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Diabetes Care 21:2111-5. 1998
    ..To assess whether otherwise healthy women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may have abnormalities in endothelial function at a very early stage, before glucose intolerance occurs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of renin-angiotensin system blockade on arterial function in hypertensive patients
    K A Aznaouridis
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens Medical School, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 21:654-63. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate whether these acute arterial effects of quinapril are clinically significant...
  11. doi request reprint Diurnal variation of endothelial function and arterial stiffness in hypertension
    G E Kollias
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 23:597-604. 2009
    ..Endothelial function is decreased in the early morning in hypertensive patients, whereas arterial stiffness is increased in the evening. Changes in BP-dependent passive artery distension may be involved in this phenomenon...
  12. ncbi request reprint Arterial compliance is an independent factor predicting acute hemodynamic performance of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation
    T G Papaioannou
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, Athens University, Greece
    Int J Artif Organs 24:478-83. 2001
    ..03), while arterial blood pressure did not significantly differ. Arterial compliance is an independent factor affecting hemodynamics during IABC. RTI values higher than 20.6% may predict a better acute hemodynamic response to IABC...
  13. ncbi request reprint The combined effect of augmentation index and carotid intima-media thickness on cardiovascular risk in young and middle-aged men without cardiovascular disease
    K S Stamatelopoulos
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Glyfada, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 20:273-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, young and middle-aged men without overt cardiovascular disease with both high IMT and AI are in high cardiovascular risk, as assessed by FRS. Epidemiological studies are needed to further validate this combination...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Athens stroke registry: results of a five-year hospital-based study
    K N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 10:133-41. 2000
    ..The overall hospital mortality was 15.2% (from 0.6% for lacunar stroke to 34% for ICH). In our population, cardioembolism is the most frequent subtype of stroke. NVAF is the most likely source, especially in older patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heart rate effect on hemodynamics during mechanical assistance by the intra-aortic balloon pump
    T G Papaioannou
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Artif Organs 25:1160-5. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between IABC and HR and also to examine whether there is a range of HR with optimum hemodynamic response to IABC...
  16. ncbi request reprint The androgen receptor gene CAG polymorphism is associated with the severity of coronary artery disease in men
    M Alevizaki
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:749-55. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of this polymorphism of the AR gene in the extent of CAD in male patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardiac transplantation in 24 hours circadian blood pressure and heart rate profile
    V T Kotsis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, National and Kapodestrial University, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 37:2244-6. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate 24 hours blood pressure (BP) and heart rate changes as well as 24-hour circadian BP rhythm of cardiac transplant recipients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of nebivolol and atenolol on brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation in patients with coronary artery disease
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens University, 12 Iridanou str, 11528, Greece
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 19:277-81. 2005
    ..6 +/- 2.9% vs. 3.4 +/- 3.2%, p = 0.041).Beta(1) blockade by nebivolol but not atenolol improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with CAD, an effect that might further reduce the risk for cardiovascular events in patients with CAD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of coffee on endothelial function in healthy subjects: the role of caffeine
    Chris M Papamichael
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens 15561, Greece
    Clin Sci (Lond) 109:55-60. 2005
    ..This effect might be attributed to caffeine, given that decaffeinated coffee was not associated with any change in the endothelial performance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Divergent effects of rofecoxib on endothelial function and inflammation in acute coronary syndromes
    John P Lekakis
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, 12 Iridanou str, Athens 11528, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 112:359-66. 2006
    ..We examined the short-term effect of rofecoxib, a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, on endothelial function, oxidative damage and inflammation in patients with acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic role of flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery after acute coronary syndromes without ST elevation
    Emmanouil N Karatzis
    The Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 98:1424-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, endothelium-dependent dilation of the brachial artery is a strong independent predictor of adverse outcome in survivors of acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation...
  22. doi request reprint Acute combined effects of olive oil and wine on pressure wave reflections: another beneficial influence of the Mediterranean diet antioxidants?
    Christos M Papamichael
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 26:223-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the combined postprandial effects of wine and olive oil on wave reflections and central haemodynamics...
  23. doi request reprint Inhibition of interleukin-1 by anakinra improves vascular and left ventricular function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Ignatios Ikonomidis
    2nd Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 117:2662-9. 2008
    ..Interleukin-1 increases nitrooxidative stress. We investigated the effects of a human recombinant interleukin-1a receptor antagonist (anakinra) on nitrooxidative stress and vascular and left ventricular function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oral folic acid enhances endothelial function in patients with hypercholesterolaemia receiving statins
    John P Lekakis
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:416-20. 2004
    ..In the present study we tested the hypothesis that folic acid supplementation improves endothelial function in patients with hypercholesterolaemia and treatment with statins...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and type of cigarette smoked: the impact of 'light' versus regular cigarette smoking
    Christos M Papamichael
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Vasc Med 9:103-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, acute smoking of both regular and light cigarettes leads to temporary vasomotor dysfunction; its duration is shorter after smoking a 'light' cigarette...
  26. ncbi request reprint Oral administration of ascorbic acid attenuates endothelial dysfunction after short-term cigarette smoking
    Kimon S Stamatelopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:417-22. 2003
    ..Oral administration of ascorbic acid attenuates endothelial dysfunction after short-term cigarette smoking by shortening its duration...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid does not improve endothelium-dependent flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon secondary to systemic sclerosis
    Myron E Mavrikakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutic, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:3-7. 2003
    ..The use of different antioxidants or different dosing of ascorbic acid may be required to show a beneficial effect on endothelial vasodilator function...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cardiac hypertrophy in hypertension: relation to 24-h blood pressure profile and arterial stiffness
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, 12 Iridanou Street, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 97:29-33. 2004
    ..In the present study 24-h blood pressure profile and central hemodynamics were examined to evaluate mechanical loading factors as determinants of cardiac hypertrophy in mild to moderate untreated essential hypertension...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relative impact of different measures of adiposity on markers of early atherosclerosis
    Kimon S Stamatelopoulos
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 119:139-46. 2007
    ..This study examines the relative impact of different measures of adiposity on markers of early atherosclerosis. In particular weight changes over time have been poorly assessed in this setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in white-coat hypertensives
    Vassiliki C Pitiriga
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, National and Kapodistrial University, Vas Sofias and Lourou Str, Athens 11528, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 167:231-5. 2003
    ..pneumoniae antibody titers and carotid IMT were increased in subjects with white-coat hypertension. The preceding associations strengthen prior evidence in favor of the opinion that white-coat hypertension is not an innocent phenomenon...
  31. ncbi request reprint Central blood pressures: do we need them in the management of cardiovascular disease? Is it a feasible therapeutic target?
    Athanase D Protogerou
    Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Paris, France
    J Hypertens 25:265-72. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion and adrenergic innervation in patients with RBBB and LAfB: the effect of altering the activation sequence with right ventricular apical pacing
    Emmanuel N Simantirakis
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1202-7. 2003
    ..To a smaller degree these patients reveal myocardial perfusion disturbances in which pacing has a limited medium-term effect...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is increased brachial pulse pressure a reliable predictor of cardiovascular risk in old hypertensive subjects with metabolic syndrome?
    Athanase D Protogerou
    Am J Hypertens 20:1024-5; author reply 1025-6. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint White-coat effect in normotension and hypertension
    Nikos A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, National and Kapoestrial University of Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 7:271-6. 2002
    ..In this study, we investigated (i) the magnitude of the white-coat effect in subjects with different daytime ambulatory blood pressure levels, and (ii) the association of the white-coat effect with left ventricular mass...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of vascular wall shear stress and implications for atherosclerotic disease
    Theodore G Papaioannou
    Unit of Biomedical Engineering, First Department of Cardiology, Hippocration Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Iak Patatsou 13, Nea Kipseli, 113 63 Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 113:12-8. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Abnormal endothelial function in female patients with hypothyroidism and borderline thyroid function
    Anna G Dagre
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, 23 Ikarias Street, 14578 Ekali, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 114:332-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess non-invasively NO-dependent endothelial function of resistance arteries in subjects with hypothyroidism of varying severity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Indium-111 monoclonal antimyosin cardiac scintigraphy in suspected acute myocarditis: evolution and diagnostic impact
    Zafiria J Margari
    University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 90:239-45. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Common carotid artery intima-media thickness in patients with brain infarction and intracerebral haemorrhage
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:280-6. 2004
    ..1 mm CCA-IMT increase was 1.29 (95% CI: 1.03-1.61). The present results demonstrate the possible predictive power of non-invasive measurement of the CCA-IMT with respect to BI versus ICH and deserve further investigation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of ascorbic acid on forearm reactive hyperaemia in patients with hypercholesterolaemia
    Athanassios D Protogerou
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:149-54. 2004
    ..Reactive hyperaemia seems to be at least partly endothelium-dependent. Endothelial dysfunction has been described in patients with hypercholesterolaemia, and has been reversed with ascorbic acid administration...
  40. ncbi request reprint Transmission of calibration errors (input) by generalized transfer functions to the aortic pressures (output) at different hemodynamic states
    Theodore G Papaioannou
    Unit of Biomedical Engineering, First Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, and Vascular Laboratory, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, National University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 110:46-52. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen improves endothelial function and reduces carotid intima-media thickness in postmenopausal women
    Kimon S Stamatelopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Heart J 147:1093-9. 2004
    ..Although the presence of a history with tamoxifen treatment is related to a lower intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery, data from controlled follow-up studies are lacking to support this observation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Red wine acutely induces favorable effects on wave reflections and central pressures in coronary artery disease patients
    Kalliopi N Karatzi
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 18:1161-7. 2005
    ..To investigate red wine's acute effects on aortic pressures and arterial stiffness in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Arterial stiffness assessed by pulse wave analysis in essential hypertension: relation to 24-h blood pressure profile
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra University Hospital, 12 Iridanou Str 11528 Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 102:391-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to relate systemic arterial stiffness assessed by pulse wave analysis to variables of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in patients with essential hypertension...
  44. ncbi request reprint New aspects on the role of blood pressure and arterial stiffness in mechanical assistance by intra-aortic balloon pump: in-vitro data and their application in clinical practice
    Theodoros G Papaioannou
    Laboratory of Biofluid Mechanics and Biomedical Technology, Fluids Section, School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Artif Organs 28:717-27. 2004
    ..The present study provides evidence concerning the hemodynamic conditions, which might lead to optimization of IABP or to the prediction of its acute hemodynamic performance, based on both measurements of AC and blood pressure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Arterial wave reflection is associated with severity of extracoronary atherosclerosis in patients with coronary artery disease
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:236-42. 2006
    ..We investigated whether arterial wave reflection may detect atherosclerosis of peripheral arteries in patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD)...