[Spontaneous mortality and vascular lesions in 3 rat strains with different blood pressure levels]

C R Acad Hebd Seances Acad Sci D. 1975 Apr 7;280(13):1637-40.
[Article in French]

Abstract

We have observed a high and significant mortality in spontaneously hypertensive rats compared to normotensive and hypotensive controls, in the fifth generation. The hypertensive rats exhibited a high frequency of cerebral haemorrhage and periarteritis nodosa.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Blood Pressure*
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Female
  • Hypertension / mortality*
  • Hypertension / pathology
  • Hypotension / mortality*
  • Longevity
  • Male
  • Meninges / pathology
  • Mesenteric Arteries / pathology
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Rats / physiology*