Susceptibility of the Ovariectomized Hen to Cholesterol-Induced Coronary Atherogenesis
A marked sex-difference in susceptibility to cholesterol-induced coronary atherosclerosis exists in mature, gonadally active birds--hens being protected against coronary involvement. This report concerns whether this protection is lost when hens are castrated.
- Received May 13, 1957.
- © 1957 American Heart Association, Inc.