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Table 3 Effects of the left coronary artery ligation (CAL) on cardiac morphology

From: Clinically-relevant consecutive treatment with isoproterenol and adenosine protects the failing heart against ischaemia and reperfusion

Procedure BW (g) HW (g) LW (g) Tibia (mm) HW/BW (mg/g) LW/BW (mg/g) HW/Tibia (mg/mm) LW/Tibia (mg/mm)
Sham (n = 6) 502.2 ± 8.0 1.56 ± 0.04 1.62 ± 0.04 46.7 ± 0.5 3.1 ± 0.1 3.2 ± 0.1 3.3 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.1
CAL (n = 5) 491.4 ± 25.6 2.42 ± 0.20 ** 1.97 ± 0.13 * 46.1 ± 0.6 4.9 ± 0.4 *** 4.0 ± 0.1 *** 5.3 ± 0.4 *** 4.3 ± 0.2 **
  1. BW – body weight; HW – heart weight; LW – lung weight. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 vs. Sham.