Morphometric study of mesenteric and renal arteries in spontaneously hypertensive rats.

Abstract

Arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR), stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRSP) and Wistar-Kyoto controls (WKY) were fixed by immersion and plastic embedded. The media cross-sectional area and the length of the internal elastic membrane were measured. The ratio between media thickness and internal radius was then calculated for a… (More)

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