Effect of long-term ethanol consumption on the rat ventricle.

  title={Effect of long-term ethanol consumption on the rat ventricle.},
  author={Phil Posner and Stephen P. Baker and Robert G. Carpentier and Willard W. Hennemann},
  journal={Alcohol and drug research},
  volume={7 5-6},
The chronic ingestion of alcohol has been correlated with cardiac dysfunction. This study looked at the effect of chronic ethanol ingestion on the rat ventricle. The studies were carried out on hearts from male Long-Evans hooded rats, pair-fed on ethanol (E) or normal (N) liquid diet. The E rats received 35-39% of calories as ethanol. The studies were… CONTINUE READING