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Table 4 Blood Glucose Concentrations (mg/dl)

From: Hyperglycemia raises the threshold of levosimendan- but not milrinone-induced postconditioning in rat hearts

  Number Baseline Preocclusion Occlusion
30 min
Reperfusion
      1 hr 2 hr
CON 14 92 ± 23 89 ± 19 109 ± 40 129 ± 43 111 ± 34
MIL10 8 114 ± 75 105 ± 52 132 ± 60 124 ± 56 105 ± 70
MIL30 9 93 ± 23 82 ± 20 107 ± 51 98 ± 46 79 ± 29
LEV3 7 116 ± 40 89 ± 24 138 ± 66 120 ± 80 106 ± 49
LEV10 9 99 ± 39 97 ± 28 122 ± 51 113 ± 33 101 ± 41
HG CON 10 90 ± 16 355 ± 121* 286 ± 137* 361 ± 140* 273 ± 144*
HG MIL30 7 87 ± 16 343 ± 95* 351 ± 62* 295 ± 150* 246 ± 140*
HG LEV10 9 88 ± 17 320 ± 97* 311 ± 120* 321 ± 142* 285 ± 161*
HG LEV30 7 98 ± 32 341 ± 83* 390 ± 99* 313 ± 124* 293 ± 153*
HG LEV100 7 110 ± 45 447 ± 84* 394 ± 113* 408 ± 140* 385 ± 161*
ATR 6 82 ± 38 87 ± 25 93 ± 14 87 ± 25 85 ± 12
MIL30 + ATR 8 80 ± 27 80 ± 15 101 ± 49 90 ± 58 77 ± 47
LEV10 + ATR 7 100 ± 32 100 ± 36 124 ± 57 147 ± 94 123 ± 80
HG MIL30 + ATR 7 74 ± 29* 317 ± 70* 376 ± 31* 293 ± 191* 241 ± 197*
HG LEV100 + ATR 9 76 ± 13 341 ± 145* 379 ± 106* 381 ± 149* 311 ± 131*
  1. Data are mean ± SD.
  2. CON = control; MIL10 or 30 = 10 or 30 μg/kg milrinone; LEV 3, 10, 30 or 100 = 3, 10, 30 or 100 μg/kg levosimendan; HG = hyperglycemia; ATR = atractyloside.
  3. *Significantly (P < 0.05) different from baseline. †Significantly (P < 0.05) different from CON.