Structural and hemodynamic response of peripheral arteries of macaque monkeys to atherogenic diet.

@article{Armstrong1985StructuralAH,
  title={Structural and hemodynamic response of peripheral arteries of macaque monkeys to atherogenic diet.},
  author={Mickey L. Armstrong and Donald D. Heistad and Melvin L. Marcus and M B Megan and Donald J Piegors},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={336-46}
}
The arteries of monkeys given atherogenic diets develop marked intimal thickening and medial thinning, but luminal size apparently changes minimally. The hemodynamic significance of the atherosclerotic changes is therefore uncertain. To evaluate vascular function in atherosclerotic arteries, we studied the hind-limb vessels of adult male rhesus and cynomolgus monkeys to assess the structural and hemodynamic responses to an atherogenic diet given for about 1.5 years or for much longer periods (6… CONTINUE READING