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Monocrotaline-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension in the rat

MCT induced significant right ventricular hypertension, systemic hypertension, right ventricular hypertrophy (Day 21 or Day 28) and death (from Day 26).

Mean s.e.m. (hemodynamics: n = 7-8 at D0 and D21, n = 3 at D28 ; survival: n=10) Inter-group comparisons (D21/D28 versus D0) : no indication = not significant; * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001