Table 5.

Subgroup analysis of urinary sodium excretion and plasma aldosterone levels (11-wk experiment, protocol 2)a

Control(n = 7)Group A(n = 4)Group B(n = 7)
UNa×UO (mmol)1.88 ± 0.060.59 ± 0.09b1.61 ± 0.14c
FENa (%)0.66 ± 0.050.20 ± 0.05b0.65 ± 0.03c
FEK (%)45.3 ± 2.647.2 ± 4.642.2 ± 3.4
Urine Na/K0.45 ± 0.010.12 ± 0.02b0.46 ± 0.02c
Paldo (pg/ml)467.3 ± 46.0462.0 ± 96.0271.8 ± 45.0d
  • a Values are expressed as mean ± SE. These values are measured at the last day of experiments (12 wk).

  • b P < 0.01 versus control.

  • c P < 0.01 versus group A.

  • d P < 0.05 versus control.