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Table 4 Cheetah aorta, L6 and size index (SI) values and associated ratios

From: Ultrasonographically determined renal values and comparisons to serum biochemistry renal variables in aged semi-captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

  Measurement or ratio N Mean SD Minimum Maximum
  Aorta diameter (mm) 27 8.6 1.3 6.5 12.3
  L6 length 27 40.6 3.1 33.9 48.8
Left kidney Length:Ao 25 7.69 1.21 4.54 10.72
Volume:Ao 24 6.25 1.39 2.91 8.55
Length:L6 25 1.60 0.19 1.27 2.06
Volume:L6 24 1.31 0.29 0.87 1.91
Length:SI 27 93.2 9.8 71.75 108.8
Right kidney Length:Ao 24 7.82 1.18 4.59 10.23
Volume:Ao 24 6.78 1.17 4.27 10.38
Length:L6 24 1.62 0.17 1.29 1.96
Volume:L6 24 1.42 0.26 0.94 1.94
Length:SI 27 94.0 8.7 72.65 107.6
Both kidneysa Length:Ao 49 7.75 1.62 4.54 10.72
Volume:Ao 48 6.51 1.29 2.91 10.38
Length:L6 49 1.61 0.18 1.27 1.96
Volume:L6 48 1.36 0.28 0.87 1.94
Length:SI 54 93.6 9.1 71.75 108.8
  1. aValues combined for left and right kidneys as they were not significantly different