Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Original Article

Electroacupuncture Delays Hypertension Development through Enhancing NO/NOS Activity in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

Table 1

The systolic and diastolic blood pressure in SHR and age-matched WKY rats at age 4, 8 and 12 weeks.

SBPDBP
4 weeks8 weeks12 weeks4 weeks8 weeks12 weeks

WKY130.8 ± 3.18134.6 ± 1.95130.9 ± 6.9996.7 ± 5.34101.9 ± 4.45103.8 ± 5.62
SHR152.1 ± 3.02*193.1 ± 3.57*206.8 ± 6.06*119.7 ± 5.52*163.9 ± 2.47*174.3 ± 1.63*

Results are expressed as mean ± SEM for six rats in each group. *P < .05 compared with age-matched WKY.