Parameter Groups* Cso T30min T30mR1h T30mR24h T30mR48h T30mR1wk
Cholesterol (a) mg/
milligram protein
0.0102±0.003 0.0143±0.0034a 0.008±0.001b 0.008±0.002b 0.01±0.003 0.006±0.0008a,b,e
*Number of animals in each group=12; a, b. c, d, e: Significant at P<0.05.
a=when compared to Cso; b= when compared to T30min; c= when compared to T30mR1h;
d= when compared to T30mR24h; e= when compared to T30mR48h;
Cso= Control, sham operated; T= Torsion; R=Reperfusion (time duration shown as subscript).
Table 4: The effect of testicular torsion and detorsion on cholesterol concentration expressed as: (a) milligram per milligram protein. (b) Milligram per gram of fresh tissue; values are represented as mean ± standard deviation (SD).