A Study to Understand the Physical Characteristics of Healthy and Diseased Artery Walls


About this study

The purpose of this study is to gain knowledge about the elastic and frictional parts of arterial tissues in healthy people and in people with cardiovascular disease.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Participation in the GENOA cohort
  • Mayo patients living in southeast Minnesota and who were previously evaluated in the vascular laboratory
  • Control group of persons with no history of cardiovascular disease.


Exclusion Criteria

  • None

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

James Greenleaf, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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Additional contact information

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