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Table 2 Baseline hemodynamic information among forearm occlusion durations.

From: Normalization of flow-mediated dilation to shear stress area under the curve eliminates the impact of variable hyperemic stimulus

Variable 1-min 2-min 3-min 4-min 5-min p value
Arterial diameter, cm 0.352 ± 0.01 0.349 ± 0.01 0.349 ± 0.01 0.350 ± 0.01 0.350 ± 0.01 0.308
Blood velocity, cm • s-1 8.48 ± 1.9 8.99 ± 2.0 8.18 ± 1.8 8.81 ± 2.0 9.00 ± 2.0 0.67
Shear stress, dynes • cm-2 367.0 ± 32 392.4 ± 42 359.9 ± 32 385.1 ± 42 393.7 ± 40 0.648
Heart rate, bpm 51.5 ± 2 51.1 ± 2 52.5 ± 2 52.6 ± 2 52.4 ± 2 0.412
Forearm oxygen tissue saturation, % 56.87 ± 2.4 58.16 ± 2.3 58.46 ± 2.5 57.98 ± 2.5 58.41 ± 2.5 0.974
  1. Values are means ± SEM. P value indicates the one-way ANOVA comparing the five baseline periods.