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Table 3 Blood flow velocity (cm/s) of canines’ portal venous system

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

Vessel (cm/s) Control CCl4
(1 month)
CCl4
(2 months)
CCl4
(3 months)
CCl4
(4 months)
Portal vein 33.8 ± 8.7 30.6 ± 6.3 24.8 ± 3.7 25.1 ± 1.5 22.0 ± 1.6*
Left portal vein 22.6 ± 4.4 23.2 ± 2.9 13.7 ± 3.4* 11.4 ± 2.3* 9.7 ± 0.5*
Right portal vein 24.2 ± 4.2 25.4 ± 1.3 14.5 ± 4.9 11.7 ± 2.1* 10.6 ± 0.6*
Splenic vein 16.5 ± 2.3 16.5 ± 2.0 13.8 ± 2.9 18.5 ± 6.5 13.7 ± 2.2*
Superior mesenteric vein 27.3 ± 4.3 27.5 ± 4.5 18.0 ± 0.9* 17.7 ± 2.3* 16.5 ± 3.0*
Inferior mesenteric vein 15.0 ± 1.6 13.0 ± 1.6 10.7 ± 1.8* 11.1 ± 1.1* 10.3 ± 0.5*
  1. Note. Values are presented as the M ± SD; * meaning P < 0.05 vs. Control group; CCl4 carbon tetrachloride