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Table 2 Echocardiographic structural data

From: Apocynin influence on oxidative stress and cardiac remodeling of spontaneously hypertensive rats with diabetes mellitus

  SHR (n = 16) SHR-APO (n = 16) SHR-DM (n = 13) SHR-DM-APO (n = 14)
LVDD/BW (mm/kg) 19.5 ± 1.87 20.4 ± 2.27 26.2 ± 5.04* 26.6 ± 4.71#
LA/BW (mm/kg) 17.3 ± 2.06 17.3 ± 2.14 20.5 ± 3.97* 21.1 ± 3.23#
PWT (mm) 1.69 ± 0.17 1.71 ± 0.19 1.63 ± 0.17 1.55 ± 0.16#
RWT 0.46 ± 0.06 0.45 ± 0.07 0.47 ± 0.07 0.46 ± 0.07
LVM/BW (g/kg) 2.34 ± 0.37 2.54 ± 0.57 2.89 ± 0.64* 2.70 ± 0.59
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. SHR spontaneously hypertensive rats; SHR-APO SHR treated with apocynin; SHR-DM diabetic SHR; SHR-DM-APO diabetic SHR treated with apocynin; LVDD left ventricular (LV) diastolic diameter; BW body weight; LA left atrial diameter; PWT LV posterior wall thickness; RWT relative wall thickness; LVM LV mass
  3. Two-factor ANOVA; * p < 0.05 vs SHR; # p < 0.05 vs SHR-APO