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Blood flow velocity measurements in rat mesentery arterioles in health and under hypertensive conditions
Author(s): Marina S. Polyakova; Irina A. Sokolova; Alexander V. Priezzhev; Sergei G. Proskurin; Natalia B. Savchenko; Alexander A. Shakhnazarov
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Paper Abstract

Laser Doppler measurements of blood flow velocities in the vessels of rat mesentery have been performed to study the effect of the drag-reducing agent polyethylene oxide Polyox WSR-301 on microcirculation. These agents are capable of increasing the cardiac output and decreasing the arterial pressure. Measurements performed on spontaneously hypertensive rats anesthetized by Nembutal showed that the mean blood velocities in all groups of studied vessels are higher (by nearly two to three times) as compared to those in controls. Most likely these results reflect the effects of hypertensive raising pressure drop and the `rarefaction' phenomenon.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2136, Biochemical Diagnostic Instrumentation, (21 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180809
Show Author Affiliations
Marina S. Polyakova, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Irina A. Sokolova, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Alexander V. Priezzhev, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Sergei G. Proskurin, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Natalia B. Savchenko, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Alexander A. Shakhnazarov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2136:
Biochemical Diagnostic Instrumentation
Robert F. Bonner; Gerald E. Cohn; Thomas M. Laue; Alexander V. Priezzhev, Editor(s)

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