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Table 5 Effect of STV, DTZ, and their combinations on % recovery in terms of developed tension and heart rate against IRI damage in IRI

From: Evaluation of cardioprotection and bio-efficacy enhancement of stevioside and diltiazem in rats

Treatment % recovery
Developed tension Heart rate
IRI control 29.11 ± 1.85 31.68 ± 1.32
DTZ 43.27 ± 2.03** 61.44 ± 1.85***
STV 100 44.69 ± 2.07*** 55.51 ± 2.22***
STV 200 51.60 ± 1.29*** 56.65 ± 4.64***
STV 100+ DTZ 57.07 ± 1.58***οο 72.67 ± 5.74***οο
STV 200 + DTZ 93.87 ± 1.92***οοο 88.9 ± 8.36***οοο
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SEM, n = 8
  2. **P < 0.01
  3. ***P < 0.001 when compared to IRI control
  4. οοP < 0.01
  5. οοοP < 0.001 when compared to DTZ