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A comparative morphometric study of the superfi cial and juxtamedullary nephrons during the postnatal development in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Published On: January 24, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 004

Author(s): Stancho Stanchev*, Alexandar Iliev, Georgi Kotov, Lina Malinova and Boycho Landzhov
Background: Hypertensive nephrosclerosis is associated with progressive loss of functional nephrons leading to chronic renal failure. In our study, we analysed the changes in the areas of the renal corpuscles and glomerular capillary tufts of superfi cial and juxtamedullary nephrons in 9 male spontaneously hypertensive rats, distributed in the following age groups: ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/aap.000010