Remodeling of the arterial wall: Response to restoration of normal blood flow after flow reduction.
Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan.
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Jan 01, 2018
Arteries change diameters in response to BF reduction and also flow restoration to normal after flow reduction, keeping WSS at physiologically normal levels. The lack of changes in vascular elasticity suggests that there were no significant changes in major wall constituents, such as elastin and collagen. VSM may play the dominant role in observed arterial remodeling and adaptation.
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