The morphology and longitudinal tensile properties of carotid artery in elderly group of changed.
Objective: This study aimed to perform the carotid artery stretching experiments with young and elderly corpse for the study of carotid atherosclerosis pathogenesis and biomechanical basis.
Methods: 15 carotid arteries were randomly selected from young and elderly groups, respectively, for the longitudinal tensile test, and 1 specimens of each group was randomly selected for the morphological observation.
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