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Table 1 Morphological and Isolated heart study data

From: Lipid damage is the best marker of oxidative injury during the cardiac remodeling process induced by tobacco smoke

  C Group
n = 8
ETS Group
n = 8
P value
LVW/BW (mg/g) 1.94 ± 0.25 2.07 ± 0.16 0.053
RVW/BW (mg/g) 0.48 (0.43–0.55) 0.54 (0.45–0.96) 0.328
Lung weight/BW 3.97 (3.85–4.07) 5.13 (4.82–5.54) < 0.001
Liver weight/BW 31.1 ± 3.2 30.1 ± 3.2 0.543
-dP/dt (mmHg)a 1896 ± 161 1958 ± 129 0.476
+dP/dt (mmHg)a 2521 ± 290 2563 ± 190 0.774
Developed pressure (mmHg)a 104.6 ± 6.8 108.3 ± 10.5 0.488
  1. C control animals, ETS animals exposed to tobacco smoke, BW body weight, LVW left ventricular weight, RVW right ventricular weight, -dP/dt the maximum left ventricular pressure decrease rate, +dP/dt the maximum left ventricular pressure development rate
  2. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD or medians (including the lower quartile and upper quartile)
  3. asample size n = 6 for C group and ETS group