Senescence and the renal vasculature in normal man.


The xenon washout technique and the renal blood flow response to vasoactive agents or alterations in sodium intake were used to characterize the effect of aging on the renal vasculature in 207 normal human subjects ranging in age from 17 to 76 years. A highly significant, progressive reduction in the mean blood flow, the rapid-component flow rate, and the… (More)


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