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Table 2 Blood vessel diameters (mm) of canines’ portal venous system

From: Assessment of a biofluid mechanics-based model for calculating portal pressure in canines

Vessel (mm) Control CCl4
(1 month)
CCl4
(2 months)
CCl4
(3 months)
CCl4
(4 months)
Portal vein 4.5 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.6* 7.7 ± 1.2* 8.2 ± 1.0* 9.5 ± 1.3*
Left portal vein 3.4 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.7* 5.9 ± 0.9* 6.2 ± 1.4* 7.6 ± 1.2*
Right portal vein 4.2 ± 0.2 4.9 ± 0.4* 5.2 ± 0.6* 5.8 ± 0.6* 6.8 ± 1.2*
Splenic vein 1.8 ± 0.2 3.4 ± 0.5* 4.0 ± 0.5* 4.5 ± 0.7* 4.9 ± 0.8*
Superior mesenteric vein 3.1 ± 0.3 4.1 ± 0.2* 4.8 ± 0.5* 5.8 ± 0.7* 6.0 ± 0.6*
Inferior mesenteric vein 2.0 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 0.3* 2.9 ± 0.3* 3.5 ± 0.4* 3.8 ± 0.4*
  1. Note. Values are presented as the M ± SD; * meaning P < 0.05 vs. Control group; CCl4 carbon tetrachloride