Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 85–87

Distribution of the blood flow supplied by the vertebral artery in rats: Anatomical, functional and pharmacological aspects

  • D. Wellens
  • L. Wouters
  • F. P. Nijkamp
  • Wybren de Jong
Specialia

DOI: 10.1007/BF01932637

Cite this article as:
Wellens, D., Wouters, L., Nijkamp, F.P. et al. Experientia (1976) 32: 85. doi:10.1007/BF01932637

Summary

In rats, the vertebral artery makes only a minor contribution to the blood perfusion of the ponto-medullary area. This was measured with radioactive microspheres and was confirmed by methylmetacrylate casts and local injection of a centrally acting hypotensive drug.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Wellens
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. Wouters
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. P. Nijkamp
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wybren de Jong
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Janssen Research LaboratoriesJanssen PharmaceuticaBeerse(Belgium)
  2. 2.Rudolf Magnus Institute for PharmacologyUniversity of Utrecht(The Netherlands)

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