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Figure 1: Cardiac cross sections and cardiomyopathic changes in hamsters of control, cholesterol and Li-Fu formula groups. (a) The cross section of whole heart in the three groups. Arrows indicate that the left ventricular lumen diameters increased in the cholesterol group but decreased in the Li-Fu formula group. (b) Representative histopathological analysis of cardiac tissue sections with hematoxylin and eosin staining in hamsters of control, cholesterol and Li-Fu formula groups. The images of myocardial architecture were magnified by 100 times.