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Table 1 Tissue, Body weights and Infarct Size

From: Peptidomic profiles of post myocardial infarction rats affinity depleted plasma using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight (MALDI-ToF) mass spectrometry

  Sham (n = 8) MI + Veh (n = 8) MI + Ram(n = 8)
Body weight (g) 292 ± 5 291 ± 5 307 ± 10
Heart weight (g) 0.92 ± 0.02 1.09 ± 0.11 1.03 ± 0.06
Lung weight (g) 1.06 ± 0.02 1.65 ± 0.29 * 1.22 ± 0.12
HW/BW (mg/g) 3.16 ± 0.06 3.75 ± 0.32 3.34 ± 0.10
LW/BW (mg/g) 3.63 ± 0.10 5.66 ± 0.94 * 3.98 ± 0.41
Infarct Size (%) --- 50.7 ± 3.8 50.2 ± 1.9
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM, * P < 0.05 compared to sham animals, n = 8 in each group. HW/BW: heart weight/body weight; LW/BW: lung weight/body weight.