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Table 3 Correlation analysis between carotid viscoelasticity tensile stress [r(P)]

From: Ultrasound assessment of tensile stress in carotid arteries of healthy human subjects with varying age

VariableSWERSWDR
All subjectsGroup AGroup BAll subjectsGroup AGroup B
R-PTS0.218 (0.021)0.137 (0.313)0.159 (0.241)0.096 (0.314)−0.404 (0.002)0.172 (0.204)
R-MTS0.359 (0.001)0.276 (0.040)0.353 (0.008)0.054 (0.568)0.068 (0.619)−0.062 (0.650)
L-PTS0.209 (0.027)0.196 (0148)0.142 (0.298)0.067 (0.485)−0.352 (0.008)0.153 (0.259)
L-MTS0.369 (0.001)0.415 (0.001)0.313 (0.019)0.005 (0.956)0.086 (0.530)−0.098 (0.474)
  1. SWER Shear wave elastic modulus in electrocardiographic R wave, SWDR Shear wave dispersion in electrocardiographic R wave, R-PTS and R-MTS Right carotid peak tensile stress and mean tensile stress, L-PTS and L-MTS Left carotid peak tensile stress and mean tensile stress