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Table 3 Acute hyperglycemia exacerbates the incidence and duration of arrhythmias during ischemia

From: Acute hyperglycemia abolishes cardioprotection by remote ischemic perconditioning

  0–35′   35–45′ 45–75′ 75–195′
Arrhythmia incidence scores
 NG 4.87 ± 1.28 NG + Isch 1.79 ± 0.73 2.47 ± 0.69 8.10 ± 3.01
   NG + RIPerC 3.09 ± 1.57 3.03 ± 0.98 6.56 ± 1.12
 AHG 1.99 ± 0.45 AHG + Isch 14.06 ± 3.34* 23.17 ± 2.1* 8.79 ± 1.97
   AHG + RIPerC 10.69 ± 6.68 12.88 ± 6.87# 7.72 ± 3.19
Arrhythmia duration scores
 NG 3.65 ± 0.84 NG + Isch 1.59 ± 0.61 2.18 ± 0.57 7.58 ± 2.92
   NG + RIPerC 1.88 ± 0.73 2.18 ± 0.67 4.98 ± 0.82
 AHG 1.99 ± 0.45 AHG + Isch 7.49 ± 1.58* 14.46 ± 2.84* 8.27 ± 1.95
   AHG + RIPerC 4.08 ± 1.43 8.98 ± 3.62# 7.71 ± 3.18
  1. NG normoglycemia, AHG acute hyperglycemia, Isch ischemia only group, RIPerC remote ischemic perconditioning
  2. *p < 0.05 vs. corresponding time point of NG + Isch group
  3. #p < 0.05 vs. corresponding time point of NG + RIPerC group. n = 5–10