Increasing hepatic arteriole wall thickness and decreased luminal diameter occur with increasing age in normal livers

FIEL M. I. , DENİZ K. , Elmali F. , SCHIANO T. D.

JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY, vol.55, no.3, pp.582-586, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhep.2010.12.018
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.582-586


Background & Aims: There is no data to suggest that the size of bile ducts, portal venules, and hepatic arterioles varies according to age in the normal human liver. We sought to examine whether hepatic arteriolar size, wall thickness, and luminal diameter change with increasing age.