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Table 2 Effects of bilateral vagotomy (VgTx) on cardiovascular variables in control and rabbits exposed to chronic normobaric hypoxia (CNH)

From: Effects of vagotomy on cardiovascular and heart rate variability alterations following chronic normobaric hypoxia in adult rabbits

Group Systolic pressure (mmHg) Diastolic pressure (mmHg) Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) Pulse pressure (mmHg) Heart rate
(BPM)
Control
 x̄ ± SEM 79.0 ± 7.3 57.0 ± 6.6 64.3 ± 5.7 22.0 ± 2.8 252.1 ± 24.6
Control + VgTx
 x̄ ± SEM 93.7 ± 6.0* 68.1 ± 5. 9* 75.4 ± 5.1* 25.7 ± 3.4* 281.0 ± 24.4*
n 5 5 6 5 6
CNH
 x̄ ± SEM 86.0 ± 6.8 63.5 ± 4.6 72.7 ± 5.4 22.5 ± 3.6 248.1 ± 29.5
CNH + VgTx
 x̄ ± SEM 91.9 ± 10.0 67.7 ± 6.9 76.5 ± 7.9 24.2 ± 3.4 262.8 ± 17.9
n 6 6 6 6 6
  1. Differences induced by vagotomy within the same group; * p < 0.05
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