Measurement of aortic input impedance in mice: effects of age on aortic stiffness.

@article{Reddy2003MeasurementOA,
  title={Measurement of aortic input impedance in mice: effects of age on aortic stiffness.},
  author={Anilkumar K. Reddy and Yi-Heng Li and Thuy T Pham and Lyssa N Ochoa and Maria T Trevino and Craig J. Hartley and Lloyd H. Michael and Mark L. Entman and George E. Taffet},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={285 4},
  pages={H1464-70}
}
Mice are used with increasing frequency as models of human cardiovascular diseases, but significant gaps exist in our knowledge of vascular function in the aging mouse. We determined aortic input impedance spectra, pulse wave velocity, and augmentation index in adult (8-mo-old) and old (29-mo-old) mice to determine whether arterial stiffening occurred with… CONTINUE READING