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Table 2 Time-course effects of EA intervention on rCBF levels in both the cerebral infarction ipsilateral and contralateral to the lesion site

From: Electroacupuncture improves cerebral blood flow and attenuates moderate ischemic injury via Angiotensin II its receptors-mediated mechanism in rats

Time h Model group EA group
Ipsilateral tissue Contralateral tissue Ipsilateral tissue Contralateral tissue
Pre-operation 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
0 0.30 ± 0.17 0.76 ± 0.30 0.29 ± 0.16 0.80 ± 0.17
1 0.34 ± 0.13 0.85 ± 0.33 0.49 ± 0.15 0.83 ± 0.20
2 0.35 ± 0.11 0.93 ± 0.23 0.52 ± 0.25 0.82 ± 0.33
3 0.47 ± 0.16 1.07 ± 0.41 0.61 ± 0.34 0.96 ± 0.39
6 0.70 ± 0.23 1.15 ± 0.49 0.67 ± 0.19 1.31 ± 0.62
9 0.70 ± 0.25 1.01 ± 0.33 0.69 ± 0.32 1.22 ± 0.40
12 0.68 ± 0.32 1.15 ± 0.33 0.82 ± 0.25 1.20 ± 0.47
15 0.73 ± 0.30 0.95 ± 0.28 0.66 ± 0.25 1.15 ± 0.49
18 0.75 ± 0.27 0.91 ± 0.52 0.75 ± 0.22 1.08 ± 0.51
21 0.58 ± 0.20 0.98 ± 0.28 0.68 ± 0.14 1.24 ± 0.41
24 0.65 ± 0.31 0.69 ± 0.36 0.61 ± 0.27 1.08 ± 0.74
  1. rCBF: regional cerebral blood flow; EA: electroacupuncture; p < 0.05 vs the corresponding model group at the same time points.