Table 1: Skin blood perfusion (PU) before (baseline) and after resection of the arteries or sham surgery (days 1 and 7), in euglycemic and hyperglycemic animals.

Euglycemic animalsHyperglycemic animals
Sham surgeryResectionSham surgeryResection

Baseline6.1 ± 0.45.8 ± 0.45.8 ± 0.36.5 ± 0.6
Day 16.0 ± 0.83.3 ± 0.1*5.0 ± 0.53.4 ± 0.2*
Day 76.3 ± 0.63.6 ± 0.2*6.8 ± 0.63.5 ± 0.3

( /group, except at day 7: euglycemic and 2 hyperglycemic animals). * versus sham surgery.