Renal hypertensive angiopathy. Comparison between chronic NO suppression and DOCA-salt intoxication.


NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) and 11-desoxycorticosterone plus salt intake (DOCA-salt) hypertensive rat models were compared to study the possible involvement of model-specific factors in the development of renal angiopathy and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). Blood pressure was measured in L-NAME, DOCA-salt hypertensive, and control Wistar… (More)