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Pattern of intimal folds around intercostal artery orifices in rabbit aorta. A reflection of pattern of blood flow?
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PMID:  7368935     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The pattern of intimal folds was studied around intercostal artery orifices in rabbit aorta by scanning electron microscopy and light microscopy. The area just proximal and distal to the orifices revealed a smooth surface lacking folds, reflected by a stretched internal elastic membrane which showed no undulation. Lateral as well as further proximal and distal well-preserved folds were observed. It is reasonable to suppose that the pattern of intimal folds in this area reflects the special flow conditions prevailing in and at the intercostal artery orifices.
E Svendsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta pathologica et microbiologica Scandinavica. Section A, Pathology     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0365-4184     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand A     Publication Date:  1980 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-06-27     Completed Date:  1980-06-27     Revised Date:  2009-06-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508468     Medline TA:  Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand A     Country:  DENMARK    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Thoracic / anatomy & histology*,  cytology
Arteries / anatomy & histology*,  cytology
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Rabbits / anatomy & histology*
Ribs / blood supply*

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