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Table 3 Resting anaesthetised haemodynamic parameters obtained before the administration of vasoactive substances

From: Angiotensin II receptor blocker telmisartan attenuates aortic stiffening and remodelling in STZ-diabetic rats

Group SBP DBP MAP PP HR Peak dP/dt PWV
(mmHg) (mmHg) (mmHg) (mmHg) (beats/min) (mmHg/s) (m/s)
Control 155 ± 15# 113 ± 15# 130 ± 28# 41 ± 3 462 ± 46 4024 ± 617 4.5 ± 0.5#
Diabetes 142 ± 13# 105 ± 13# 124 ± 14# 38 ± 9 386 ± 48*# 2186 ± 198*# 4.6 ± 0.9#
Diabetes + telmisartan 110 ± 14 75 ± 14 92 ± 12 35 ± 5 321 ± 26* 3294 ± 183* 3.6 ± 0.3
  1. SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; PP, pulse pressure; HR, heart rate; dP/dt, maximal change in pressure over time; PWV, pulse wave velocity.
  2. *P <0.01 vs Control; #P <0.01 vs Diabetes + telmisartan.