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Figure 2 | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Figure 2

From: Echocardiographic integrated backscatter for detecting progression and regression of aortic valve calcifications in rats

Figure 2

Histology of the aortic valve of adenine-fed and control rats. Histology of the aortic valve of adenine-fed group 1 and control group 2 rats, at weeks 9 and week 21. Arrows indicate valvular calcifications that are mainly situated in the aortic annulus. After cessation of the adenine-diet in group 1 (after week 9), regression of calcifications is observed. Scale bar is 500 μm, original magnification at 25 x, haematoxylin-eosin staining.

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