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Comparison of telemetric and tail-cuff blood pressure monitoring in adrenocorticotrophic hormone-treated rats

Fraser, Tafline; Turner, Steven; Mangos, George; Ludbrook, John; Whitworth, Judith


1. The aim of the present study was to validate a telemetric blood pressure (BP) monitoring system against tail-cuff blood pressure in both adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)- and sham-treated rats. In the statistical analyses, we first tested whether there was a detectable effect on systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 10 days treatment with ACTH compared with saline. Second, we compared results of telemetered and tail-cuff measurements and, third, we developed a novel method for estimating the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1681.2001.03531.x


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