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Table 4 Shear stress test results between the experimental group and the control group (dyne/cm2)

From: Correlation between quantitative analysis of wall shear stress and intima-media thickness in atherosclerosis development in carotid arteries

Group Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Exp. 1.90 ± 0.31 1.64 ± 0.16 1.54 ± 0.16 1.42 ± 0.16 1.34 ± 0.16 1.30 ± 0.12 1.21 ± 0.11 1.17 ± 0.11 1.13 ± 0.12 0.97 ± 0.08
Control 2.54 ± 0.09 2.74 ± 0.05 2.61 ± 0.07 2.39 ± 0.08 2.89 ± 0.13 2.49 ± 0.03 2.49 ± 0.16 2.47 ± 0.05 2.51 ± 0.08 2.64 ± 0.10
P value 0.0002 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0002 0.0003 0.0001
  1. Conduct t test on the rabbit shear stress values of the experimental group and the control group. P values < 0.05 from the 1st week. See statistical differences in the two groups