Regression of gestational diabetes induced cardiomegaly in offspring of diabetic rat.

@article{Menezes2009RegressionOG,
  title={Regression of gestational diabetes induced cardiomegaly in offspring of diabetic rat.},
  author={H. Menezes and C. Zettler and Alice Calone and J. B. Corr{\^e}a and Carla Bartuscheck and Cristine Sortica da Costa and S{\'i}lvia Let{\'i}cia Merceo Bacchi Cirino and P. Zielinsky},
  journal={Acta cirurgica brasileira},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          251-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To compare body weight and length, heart weight and length, heart-to-body weight ratio, glycemia, and morphometric cellular data of offspring of diabetic rats (ODR) and of normal rats (control). METHODS Diabetes was induced in 3 pregnant Wistar rats, bearing 30 rats, on the 11th day after conception by intraperitoneal injection of 50 mg/kg of streptozotocin. Six normal pregnant Wistar rats, bearing 50 rats, made up the control group. Morphometric data were obtained using a scale for… Expand
Cited2 participates in cardiomyocyte apoptosis and maternal diabetes-induced congenital heart abnormality.

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