Cardioprotective effects of Sesbania grandiflora in cigarette smoke-exposed rats.

  title={Cardioprotective effects of Sesbania grandiflora in cigarette smoke-exposed rats.},
  author={Thiyagarajan Ramesh and Ramalingam Mahesh and Chandrabose Sureka and Vavamohaideen Hazeena Begum},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  volume={52 4},
Cigarette smoke is a major risk factor of coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, and cardiac death. It has been reported to contain large amounts of oxidants. This study was undertaken to evaluate the cardioprotective effects of Sesbania grandiflora (S. grandiflora) against cigarette smoke-induced oxidative damage in rats. Adult male Wistar-Kyoto rats were exposed to cigarette smoke for a period of 90 days and consecutively treated with S. grandiflora aqueous suspension (SGAS, 1000 mg… CONTINUE READING
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