Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 8th, 2006
Study 1: Obese Zucker rat model experiences a combination of reduced blood volume and elevated peripheral adrenergic constriction that contributes to impaired hemorrhage tolerance.
According to a study from the United States, "As obese Zucker rats (OZR) manifesting the metabolic syndrome exhibit enhanced vascular adrenergic constriction and potentially an enhanced adrenergic activity vs. lean Zucker rats (LZR), this study tested the hypothesis that OZR exhibit an improved tolerance to progressive hemorrhage. Preliminary experiments indicated that, corrected for body mass,...
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