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Hemodynamic Characterization of Rodent Models of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
 

Hemodynamic Characterization of Rodent Models of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Article DOI: 10.3791/53335
April 11th, 2016

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Summary April 11th, 2016

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a disease of pulmonary arterioles that leads to their obliteration and the development of right ventricular failure. Rodent models of PAH are critical in understanding the pathophysiology of PAH. Here we demonstrate hemodynamic characterization, with right heart catheterization and echocardiography, in the mouse and rat.

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