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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 121867, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/121867
Research Article

A Novel Model of Atherosclerosis in Rabbits Using Injury to Arterial Walls Induced by Ferric Chloride as Evaluated by Optical Coherence Tomography as well as Intravascular Ultrasound and Histology

1Department of Cardiology, Key Laboratories of Education, Ministry for Myocardial Ischemia Mechanism and Treatment, 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150086, China
2Department of Pathology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150086, China

Received 16 January 2012; Revised 6 March 2012; Accepted 10 March 2012

Academic Editor: Michael Kalafatis

Copyright Β© 2012 Jinwei Tian 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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