Basic Research in Cardiology

, Volume 76, Issue 5, pp 468–473 | Cite as

Induction of functional coronary collaterals in the swine heart

  • R. W. Millard
Original Contributions


A model for coronary collateral vessel development is presented for the pig heart. Chronic stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery results in collateral development to functional myocardium with limited mechanical reserve.

Key words

regional mechanics blood flow distribution blood gases 


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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Millard
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and Cell BiophysicsUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

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