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Table 2 Comparison of arterial wall elastance determined in cold stress, room temperature and hot stress conditions

From: A vibration-based approach to quantifying the dynamic elastance of the superficial arterial wall

Parameters Room temp (25 °C) Cold stress (4 °C) Hot stress (42 °C)
Maximum elastance (106 dyne/cm) 0.44 ± 0.182 0.611 ± 0.251*** (p = 0.001) 0.363 ± 0.106* (p = 0.013)
Minimum elastance (106 dyne/cm) 0.378 ± 0.179 0.520 ± 0.242*** (p = 0.001) 0.299 ± 0.107* (p = 0.014)
Change of elastance (106 dyne/cm) 0.063 ± 0.025 0.091 ± 0.038** (p = 0.002) 0.064 ± 0.028 (p = 0.812)
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001