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Table 2 Light microscopical and immunohistochemical findings in the rats abdominal aorta on the 7th day of the operation

From: Demonstration of the histopathological and immunohistochemical effects of a novel hemostatic agent, ankaferd blood stopper, on vascular tissue in a rat aortic bleeding model

  Group III (ABS) Group IV (Plain gauze) P
Histopathological changes    
   Necrosis none none N/A
   Endothelial cell egeneration all all N/A
   Foreign body reaction 2.0 ± 0.7 1.1 ± 0.4 0.006
   Hemosiderin loaded hystiocyte 1.8 ± 0.6 0.8 ± 0.6 0.001
Immunohistochemical changes    
   e-NOS staining 0.8 ± 0.4 0.7 ± 0.4 0.6