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      Ultrastructure and Morphometric Measurements of Mesenteric Arteries from Newborn Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

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          A morphometric and ultrastructural study of superior mesenteric arteries and large mesenteric arteries from newborn spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) and normotensive Wistar-Kyoto rats (WKY) was carried out. Morphometric measurements showed that in both vessel types, cross-sectional areas of the lumen and vessel wall components (e.g., media, adventitia) were similar between SHR and WKY. There was also no ultrastructural difference between SHR and WKY in the two types of arteries. We therefore conclude that vascular alterations found in older SHR take place after birth.

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          Journal
          JVR
          J Vasc Res
          10.1159/issn.1018-1172
          Journal of Vascular Research
          S. Karger AG
          1018-1172
          1423-0135
          1988
          1988
          23 September 2008
          : 25
          : 3
          : 105-114
          Affiliations
          Department of Anaesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
          Article
          158725 Blood Vessels 1988;25:105–114
          10.1159/000158725
          © 1988 S. Karger AG, Basel

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