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Table 6 Parameters and critical pressures for vascular instability of lower body arteries

From: Hemodynamic effects of enhanced external counterpulsation on cerebral arteries: a multiscale study

Parameter External iliac artery Femoral artery Popliteal artery Tibial artery
Internal diameter 8.900 5.000 4.730 2.500
Thickness 1.230 1.000 0.800 0.500
Length 103.410 297.290 167.340 158.670
Young’s modulus 1.750 1.750 1.750 1.750
Poisson’s ratio 0.499 0.499 0.499 0.499
Critical length 28.010 13.081 13.457 6.540
Container type Long cylinder Long cylinder Long cylinder Short cylinder
Critical pressure for vascular instability 92.288 279.697 169.155 9.584
  1. Unit: internal diameter, thickness, length and critical length: mm, Young’s modulus: MPa, pressure: mmHg