Arterial wall mechanical characteristics after treatment in collagenase: An in vitro aneurysm model

Dadgar, Ladan; Marois, Yves
February 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb97, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
Investigates the mechanical characteristics of canine aortas treated with buffered collagenase as a first step in developing an animal model of aortic aneurysm for the validation of stent-grafts. Implantation of endovascular stented grafts; Preparation of the arterial segments; Histomorphometric studies; Period of incubation in collagenase.


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