The effects of hypertension on cerebral atherosclerosis in the cynomolgus monkey.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is substantial clinical, pathological, and experimental evidence that hypertension aggravates atherosclerosis of the extracranial vessels. The present study assesses the effects of hypertension on the development of cerebral atherosclerosis in nonhuman primates fed an atherogenic diet. METHODS The extent and severity of… (More)


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