volume 31, issue 3, P190-197 2016
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-865020160030000007
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Abstract: ABSTRACT PURPOSE:To investigate the effects of Borage oil on cardiac remodeling after myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS:Male Wistar rats underwent ligation of the left coronary artery and divided into three groups: MI (control), BO-18 (18 mg/ kg of borage oil) and BO-180 (180 mg/kg of borage oil). After seven days, heart was arrested in diastole and processed for histological evaluation of: MI size, LV dilation, myocyte hypertrophy, inflammatory infiltration and fibrosis in MI region and in remote region. T…

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