TABLE 1

Percentage (numbers) of congenital heart defects in the offspring of diabetic rats from the susceptible U and L strain and the resistant B strain

nNormalOutflow tract defectsFourth PAA defectsSixth PAA defects
U-MD2737% (9/27)63% (17/27)22% (6/27)11% (3/27)
L-MD190% (0/19)74% (14/19)47% (9/19)21% (4/19)
B-MD1681% (13/16)13% (2/16)6% (1/16)0% (0/16)
  • L-MD and B-MD fetuses were all of E16; the U-MD fetuses were of E16 and E18 (18).