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Severe Bradycardia during carotid-femoral Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement.
  • Denis Souza,
  • Sebastiao Rodrigues Ferreira-Filho
Denis Souza
Federal University of Uberlandia
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Sebastiao Rodrigues Ferreira-Filho
Federal University of Uberlândia - Umuarama Campus
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Abstract

This case showed that an elderly patient presented severe bradycardia concomitantly with consciousness lost, during the measuring of carotid-femoral Pulse Wave Velocity (c-fPWV). We propose that a single measure of c-f PWV is enough for older people.