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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of renovascular-hypertension models (2-kidney-1-clip, 1-kidney-1-clip), and of normal controls following sham-surgery

From: Sympathoactivation and rho-kinase-dependent baroreflex function in experimental renovascular hypertension with reduced kidney mass

  Normal controls 2-kidneys-1-clip model of hypertension 1-kidney-1-clip model of hypertension P
Heart rate (bpm) 455.3 ± 60.8 472.5 ± 54.9 463.6 ± 55.4 ns
Systolic blood pressure - baseline (mmHg) 100.9 ± 5.5 144.8 ± 13.0 152.3 ± 16.6 <0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure - baseline (mmHg) 76.7 ± 4.3 106.4 ± 12.7 109.2 ± 8.7 0.0001
Heart rate – after atropine (bpm) 559.8 ± 58.1 575.9 ± 82.5 604.4 ± 55.4 ns
Systolic blood pressure - after atropine (mmHg) 108.9 ± 6.6 152.7 ± 16.1 151.2 ± 15.3 <0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure - after atropine (mmHg) 85.9 ± 6.0 116.0 ± 11.9 111.2 ± 8.4 <0.0001
Heart rate – after metoprolol (bpm) 463.0 ± 74.0 513.8 ± 67.6 479.3 ± 49.4 ns
Systolic blood pressure - after metoprolol (mmHg) 100.2 ± 10.8 155.1 ± 14.9 151.1 ± 15.3 <0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure - after metoprolol (mmHg) 77.3 ± 9.2 114.1 ± 13.4 111.4 ± 10.5 <0.0001
  1. Statistical analysis was performed among groups.