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Direct Demonstration of Alterations in the Microcirculation of the Hamster during and following Renal Hypertension

@inproceedings{Joseph2005DirectDO,
  title={Direct Demonstration of Alterations in the Microcirculation of the Hamster during and following Renal Hypertension},
  author={P. Joseph and Gilmore and L. William and Joyner},
  year={2005}
}
The effects of norepinephrine (NE) on arterioles and venules and measured arteriolar wall (W) to lumen (L) ratios in the hamster cheek pouch were compared during the development of hypertension (HT) during sustained HT and following antihypertensive therapy. After the determination of baseline blood pressures in 25 hamsters, the cheek pouch microcirculation was evaluated (day O). NE (0.5-1,000 ng) was applied in 3.35-/zl volumes to arterioles and venules. An image shearer was used to measure W… Expand

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