Table 1.

Concentrations (±SEM) of serum urea nitrogen and creatinine in the three groups of ratsa

Group Serum Urea Nitrogen (mg/dl) Serum Creatinine (mg/dl)
Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 Day 0 Day 1 Day 2
aSham, sham-operated rats; ARF, rats with acute renal failure treated with vehicle; ARF+IGF-I, rats with acute renal failure treated with insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I).
bSignificantly different (P < 0.05) from the Sham group.
Sham 12 ± 1 11 ± 0 10 ± 1 0.2 ± 0.0 0.2 ± 0.0 0.2 ± 0.0
ARF 11 ± 0 114 ± 7b 171 ± 14b 0.2 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.2b 3.5 ± 0.3b
ARF+IGF-I 11 ± 0 123 ± 7b 173 ± 14b 0.2 ± 0.0 2.5 ± 0.2b 2.8 ± 0.3b