Parameter Groups* Cso T30min T30mR1h T30mR24h T30mR48h T30mR1wk
Cholesterol (a) mg/
milligram protein
0.175±0.01 0.156±0.01 0.188±0.04 0.230± 0.1 0.157±0.02 0.146±0.02d
*Number of animals in each group=12; a, b. c, d, e: Significant at P<0.05.
a=when compared to Con; b= when compared to T30min; c= when compared to T30mR1h; d= when compared to T30mR24h;
Cso= Control, sham operated; T= Torsion; R=Reperfusion (time duration shown as subscript).
Table 3: The effect of testicular torsion and detorsion on phospholipid concentration expressed as: ( a) milligram per milligram protein. (b) Milligram per gram of fresh tissue; values are represented as mean standard deviation (SD).