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Table 2 Measurement of YM in the renal cortex, medulla and sinus of kidneys with ligation of the renal vein or renal artery in vivo

From: Effect of renal perfusion and structural heterogeneity on shear wave elastography of the kidney: an in vivo and ex vivo study

Positions Vein ligation (n = 8) Artery ligation (n = 8)
No ligation 15 min 30 min 60 min 90 min No ligation Stenosis Occulation
Cortex (Kpa) 16.34 ± 1.01 24.28 ± 1.34** 34.73 ± 2.36** 47.52 ± 4.67** 55.06 ± 5.61** 16.34 ± 1.83 14.26 ± 2.48 11.21 ± 1.79**
Medulla (Kpa) 13.71 ± 1.16 17.37 ± 1.43** 25.39 ± 2.86** 34.57 ± 6.64** 39.63 ± 2.91** 13.31 ± 1.67 11.32 ± 2.97 8.07 ± 1.37**
Sinus (Kpa) 12.61 ± 0.84 16.14 ± 4.04 24.20 ± 5.96** 26.87 ± 7.00** 29.30 ± 2.04** 12.78 ± 2.66 10.39 ± 2.57* 6.72 ± 0.95**
  1. Values are given as the mean ± SD. Measurements were obtained at the mid-portion of the kidneys. Using paired t-test, compared with pre-ligation. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01