Table 1. Mean arterial pressure (MAP), diastolic and systolic arterial pressure, arterial pulse pressure (PP) (mean ± SEM)
ParameterWeekNS (n = 6)HS (n = 9)OVX NS (n = 6)F OVX HS (n = 6)Effect of diet f and/or OVX g
MAP (mmHg)0105 ± 398 ± 5102 ± 498 ± 4
16112 ± 9130 ± 10e104 ± 3127 ± 7e f b
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 094 ± 3110 ± 592 ± 486 ± 4c
1699 ± 10115 ± 9e96 ± 1110 ± 17e
Systolic BP (mmHg) 0128 ± 4122 ± 5125 ± 7123 ± 4
16139 ± 13162 ± 9a, d, e137 ± 3159 ± 6e f b
PP (mmHg) 034 ± 136 ± 233 ± 137 ± 1
1641 ± 448 ± 2e41 ± 550 ± 2e f b
  • a P < 0.05 relative to NS.

  • b P < relative to all other groups.

  • c P < relative to HS

  • d P < 0.05 relative to OVX NS.

  • e Elevated (P < 0.05) compared to week 0.

  • f P < 0.05 when analyzed according to diet.

  • g P < 0.05 when analyzed according to OVX.