The Scientific and Technical Service of the Laboratory of Vascular Imaging: UDETMA of the Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida (IRBLleida), is currently located in the UDETMA (Unit of Detection and Treatment of Aterothrombotic Diseases), on the first floor of the Arnau de Vilanova University Hospital, Lleida.
To measure and record: blood pressure, heart rate, weight, height, waist circumference and neck circumference.
Measured by a suitable technique of blood pressure (BP) of the patient at the time of the visit to the unit UDETMA to intervene individually according to unit protocol.
To identify the presence of subclinical atherosclerosis from the morphological study the bifurcation of the femoral artery and femoral analyzing common femoral surface for the presence of plaques and type of plate.
To detect the presence of aneurysm (dilation) of the abdominal aorta.
Measurement of pulse wave velocity (PWV) to assess state of stiffness of the abdominal aorta.