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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 729497, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/729497
Review Article

Aortocaval Fistula in Rat: A Unique Model of Volume-Overload Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Hypertrophy

1Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, IIT, P.O. Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
2Research Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
3Department of Vascular Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel

Received 5 October 2010; Accepted 9 December 2010

Academic Editor: Oreste Gualillo

Copyright © 2011 Zaid Abassi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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