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Supravital morphology of small branches of lateral striate arteries as observed with Nomarski optics.
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PMID:  8960297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lateral striate arteries were dissected from the fixed brains of 6 patients of increasing age. Small branches of arteries were observed--unprocessed and unstained--by Nomarski optics. Among the findings there was fibrous intimal proliferation, replacement of medial muscle by collagen, tortuosity, twisting or coiling. The severity of changes seemed to progress with aging. The advantages of the used methodology that aims at avoiding artifacts of processing are discussed briefly.
C J Gouveia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anatomica     Volume:  156     ISSN:  0001-5180     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anat (Basel)     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-12     Completed Date:  1997-03-12     Revised Date:  2007-07-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370272     Medline TA:  Acta Anat (Basel)     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomical Pathology Medical School, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Arteries / ultrastructure*
Middle Aged
Visual Cortex / blood supply*

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