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Table 1 Effects of five Chinese medicine decoctions on body weight, liver weight, spleen weight, liver/body, spleen/weight in DMN induced liver fibrosis of rats

From: Effects of Yinchenhao Tang and related decoctions on DMN-induced cirrhosis/fibrosis in rats

Group Group size (n) Body weight(g) Liver weight (g) Spleen weight (g) Liver/body (%) Spleen/body (‰)
2-week control 3 226.0 (2.64) 7.80 (0.26) 0.66 (0.07)▲▲ 3.45 (0.12) 2.90 (0.28)▲▲
2-week DMN 6 175.8 (6.11) 7.02 (0.32) 1.02 (0.12)▲▲ 3.99 (0.09)▲▲ 5.80 (0.58)
4-week control 7 287.0 (8.98)▲▲ 10.03 (0.49)▲▲ 0.76 (0.05)▲▲ 3.49 (0.08)▲▲ 2.64 (0.17)▲▲
DMN + water 12 204.2 (20.22) 5.69 (1.78) 1.43 (0. 22) 2.73 (0.61) 7.27 (0.35)
DMN + YCHT 12 197.27 (22.10) 5.91 (1.95) 1.49 (0.25) 2.93 (0.74) 7.54 (0.68)
DMN + XYXT 12 208.33 (15.11) 5.22 (1.42) 1.60 (0.21) 2.48 (0.54) 7.67 (0.66)
DMN + HQT 12 212.00 (20.20) 5.52 (1.70) 1.57 (0.20) 2.58 (0.72) 7.44 (0.87)
DMN + YGJ 12 193.17 (24.41) 4.50 (1.57) 1.29 (0.21) 2.28 (0.59) 6.65 (0.67)
DMN + XCHT 10 216.70 (17.08) 5.22 (1.16) 1.55 (0.15) 2.40 (0.42) 7.17 (0.72)
  1. P < 0.05 ▲▲P < 0.01 (vs DMN+ water)
  2. P < 0.05 P < 0.01 (vs 2-week DMN)
  3. YCHT: Yinchenhao Tang
  4. XYXT: Xiayuxue Tang
  5. HQT:Huangqi Tang
  6. YGJ: Yiguang Jian
  7. XCHT: Xiaochaihu Tang
  8. Results are expressed as mean (SD).