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Table 3 Body weight gain, lipid profiles, and oxidative stress in each group

From: The herbal formula KH-204 is protective against erectile dysfunction by minimizing oxidative stress and improving lipid profiles in a rat model of erectile dysfunction induced by hypercholesterolaemia

  Control HFC HFC + KH p value
Body Weight Gain (%) 222.57 ± 17.81 255.40 ± 25.94 236.17 ± 20.15 0.008a
0.007b
0.048c
Lipid Profiles
Total Cholesterol (μM) 91.71 ± 6.68 168.77 ± 26.66 127.83 ± 8.83 <0.001a
<0.001b
<0.001c
LDL/VLDL-Cholesterol (μM) 47.65 ± 5.45 134.66 ± 27.28 87.27 ± 7.54 <0.001a
<0.001b
<0.001c
HDL-Cholesterol (μM) 44.06 ± 2.40 34.12 ± 2.83 40.56 ± 2.83 <0.001a
<0.001b
<0.001c
Triglyceride (mM) 1.14 ± 0.16 2.76 ± 0.19 1.76 ± 0.27 <0.001a
<0.001b
<0.001c
8-OHdG (ng/mL) 2.88 ± 1.03 10.57 ± 1.42 6.06 ± 1.16 <0.001a
<0.001b
<0.001c
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. HFC high fat and cholesterol diet, KH KH-204, LDL low density lipoprotein, VLDL very low density lipoprotein, HDL high density lipoprotein, 8-OHdG 8-Hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine
  2. aOne-way ANOVA test, overall comparison
  3. bComparison between the control and HFC groups
  4. cComparison between the HFC and HFC + KH groups