Hemodynamic response to thermal stress varies with sex and age: a murine MRI study

CONCLUSIONS: Age, in particular, had a significant impact on hemodynamic response as measured by volumetric flow (e.g., aged males > adult males) and WSS at peak-systole (e.g., aged males < adult males). The hemodynamic data can provide physiologically-relevant parameters, including sex and age difference, to computational fluid dynamics models and provide baseline data for the healthy murine vasculature to use as a benchmark for investigations of a variety of physiological (thermal stress) and pathophysiological conditions of the cardiovascular system.PMID:34949124 | DOI:10.1080/02656736.2021.2018510
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research