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Figure 2: Representative examples of US images of abdominal aorta obtained noninvasively by high-frequency US imaging system (Vevo 770) in the longitudinal ((a), (d), (g)) and transverse ((b), (e), (h)) directions. Double-headed arrows give the anterioposterior direction. Corresponding histological cross-sections of the infrarenal aorta stained with H&E are shown in (c), (f), and (i). Black bars = 500 μm, white bars = 1 mm.