Table 5.

Pulmonary blood flow distribution in horses at rest and before and after furosemide

Axis Rest Difference, (F − NF) P
NF F
Slope of flow vs. spatial dimension, % RPBF/cm
y −0.79 ± 0.58−3.12 ± 0.84 −2.33 ± 0.93 0.01
y−1.31 ± 0.79 −4.81 ± 2.10−3.43 ± 3.17 0.07
z −0.12 ± 0.48 0.37 ± 0.560.49 ± 0.65 0.2
Center of flow, cm
x 30.9 ± 2.731.0 ± 2.6 0.1 ± 0.2 0.2
y 25.2 ± 1.0 24.1 ± 1.0 −1.1 ± 0.50.005
z 41.2 ± 5.842.0 ± 6.0 0.8 ± 0.5 0.03
Heterogeneity of flow (CV, %)
25.6 ± 4.7 34.0 ± 4.78.4 ± 8.4 0.1
  • Values are means ± SD; n = 5 horses. NF, before furosemide; F, after furosemide.