Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Ultrasonographic Characterization of the db/db Mouse: An Animal Model of Metabolic Abnormalities

Table 3

Ultrasonographic vascular parameters in the two groups of mice.

wtdb/db

Dmabd (mm)1.09 [0.12]0.98 [0.11]
relDabd (%)20.77 [2.88]17.39 [3.74]
PWVabd (m/s)1.80 [0.33]1.90 [0.90]
Dmcar (mm)0.45 [0.08]0.42 [0.08]
relDcar (%)23.29 [5.37]19.20 [7.41]
PWVcar (m/s)1.43 [0.57]1.44 [0.53]
PPao (mmHg)10.56 [4.57]10.04 [9.08]
WSRabd (1/s)1039.00 [450.36]929.09 [276.38]
WSRcar (1/s)1630.56 [730.30]991.82 [531.02]

Data are presented as median [IQR]. versus wt. Dmabd: abdominal aorta mean diameter; relDabd: abdominal aorta relative distension; PWVabd: abdominal aorta pulse wave velocity; Dmcar: carotid artery mean diameter; relDcar: carotid artery relative distension; PWVcar: carotid artery pulse wave velocity; PPao: aortic pulse pressure; WSRabd: abdominal wall shear rate; WSRcar: carotid wall shear rate.