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Table 1 General data of healthy myocardium and hypertrophied myocardium

From: Effects of ischemic preconditioning on ischemia/reperfusion-induced arrhythmias by upregulatation of connexin 43 expression

  Healthy control group Hypertrophied myocardium
HW/BW 1.88 ± 0.16 2.40 ± 0.28**
LVW/BW 1.33 ± 0.12 1.75 ± 0.24*
Thickness of LVFW (mm) 4.20 ± 0.80 5.16 ± 0.75*
Thickness of IVS (mm) 3.90 ± 0.59 4.66 ± 0.66*
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, compared with the healthy control group (T test). HW: heart weight, BW: body weight, LVW: left ventricular weight, LVFW: left ventricular free wall, IVS: interventricular interventricular septum.