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Table 4 Ex vivo cardiac function

From: Preserved endothelium-dependent dilatation of the coronary microvasculature at the early phase of diabetes mellitus despite the increased oxidative stress and depressed cardiac mechanical function ex vivo

  ZL ZDF
HR (beats/min) 294 ± 10 171 ± 23*
LVDP (mmHg) 99 ± 6 115 ± 6*
RPP (mHg/min) 29 ± 2 19 ± 2*
CF (ml/min) 14.1 ± 1.0 10.6 ± 0.8*
CP before U46619 (mmHg) 78 ± 8 78 ± 3
CP after U46619 (mmHg) 121 ± 9 130 ± 8
  1. The number of experiments was 11 and 10 for the ZL and ZDF groups respectively. ZL: Zucker lean rats; ZDF: Zucker Diabetic fatty rats; HR: Heart Rate, LVDP: Left Ventricle Developed Pressure, RPP: Rate x Pressure Product, CF: Coronary Flow, CP: Coronary Pressure. * significantly different.
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