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Table 3 Measurement of YM in the renal cortex, medulla and sinus of beagle’s kidneys with varying renal perfusion ex vivo

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

Ligation status Cortex (Kpa, n = 6) Medulla (Kpa, n = 6) Sinus (Kpa, n = 6)
0 mmHg 75 mmHg 150 mmHg 0 mmHg 75 mmHg 150 mmHg 0 mmHg 75 mmHg 150 mmHg
No ligation 12.23 ± 0.83 52.99 ± 6.77** 87.50 ± 2.36** 12.26 ± 1.88 35.56 ± 2.48** 66.95 ± 2.34** 18.32 ± 1.91 44.86 ± 3.86** 89.23 ± 7.39**
Vein ligation 12.15 ± 1.06 52.79 ± 11.37** 81.63 ± 13.33** 12.81 ± 1.91 36.85 ± 2.48** 52.39 ± 7.20** 20.65 ± 3.91 46.48 ± 5.19** 86.81 ± 10.48**
Combined ligation 12.79 ± 2.48 47.31 ± 13.40** 101.39 ± 5.61**## 16.70 ± 5.36 37.59 ± 4.72** 79.42 ± 3.68**## 23.06 ± 3.59 47.12 ± 1.78** 104.60 ± 17.00**
  1. Values are given as the mean ± SD. Measurements were obtained at the mid-portion of the kidneys. Using paired t-test or ANOVA analysis. Compared with 0 mmHg: ** P<0.01. Compared with no ligation: ## P<0.01