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Table 3 Shear stress area under the curve calculated using measured viscosity vs. assumed viscosity.

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

  Shear stress area under the curve (a.u.)   
  Measured viscosity used Assumed viscosity (4 mPa·s) used t-test p value ICC coefficient (p value)
1-min 11.7 ± 1.3 12.7 ± 1.5 0.610 0.985 (< 0.0001)
2-min 20.0 ± 1.4 21.7 ± 1.7 0.457 0.950 (< 0.0001)
3-min 26.3 ± 1.6 28.7 ± 2.2 0.386 0.941 (< 0.0001)
4-min 35.4 ± 2.1 38.3 ± 2.5 0.377 0.930 (< 0.0001)
5-min 41.5 ± 2.2 45.0 ± 2.8 0.340 0.919 (< 0.0001)
  1. Values are means ± SEM.
  2. ICC = Intraclass correlation