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Table 3 Mean ± SEM of hormone levels in animals injected with vehicle (Vh) or estradiol valerate (EV) and unilateral sectioning of the SON

From: Unilateral sectioning of the superior ovarian nerve of rats with polycystic ovarian syndrome restores ovulation in the innervated ovary

Group Progesterone (ng/ml) Testosterone (ng/ml) Estradiol (pg/ml)
Vh 11.4 ± 1.4 25.0 ± 6.1 21.2 ± 1.3
EV 13.9 ± 2.4 54.5 ± 5.7* 36.7 ± 5.5*
Vh+ left-sham 15.9 ± 1.8 37.5 ± 3.4 22.8 ± 2.62
Vh+LSON 8.1 ± 1.7† 16.0 ± 1.8† 23.1 ± 2.9
EV+ left-sham 9.9 ± 0.9 29.1 ± 0.3§ 16.3 ± 1. 6§
EV+LSON 16.6 ± 1.9# 17.8 ± 2.3# 15.9 ± 1.2§
Vh+ right-sham 11.5 ± 1.8 36.04 ± 7.2 21.6 ± 1.7
Vh+RSON 13.8 ± 1.5 40.9 ± 9.9 14.1 ± 1.8†
EV+ right-sham 12.3 ± 1.8 35.5 ± 12.8 20.7 ± 3.2§
EV+RSON 5.2 ± 0.6# 20.8 ± 4.4 18.1 ± 1.9§
  1. * p < 0.05 vs. Vh group (Student's "t" test)
  2. † p < 0.05 vs. their Vh+sham operated group (Student's "t" test)
  3. # p < 0.05 vs. their EV+sham operated group (Student's "t" test)
  4. § p < 0.05 vs. EV group (MANOVA followed by Tukey's Test)