Macrophage Depletion Improves Endothelial Insulin Resistance and Protects against Cardiovascular Injury in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension
The depletion of macrophage by LEC attenuated aortic hypertrophy in hypertensive DS rats. Aortic hypertrophy was assessed by aortic weight (a) and aortic wall thickness (b, c). The representative images of aortic wall thickness stained with hematoxylin and eosin (b). Quantitative analysis of aortic wall thickness (c). Statistical comparisons were performed by one-way (a, c) ANOVA followed by the Bonferroni correction for multiple comparisons between groups. , vs. NS group, # vs. HS group.
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