Table 6.

Pulmonary blood flow distribution in horses after furosemide (rest vs. exercise)

Axis FurosemideDifference (Exercise − Rest) P
Rest Exercise
Slope of flow vs. spatial dimension, % RPBF/cm
y −3.12 ± 0.84 0.24 ± 0.623.36 ± 1.18 0.003
y−4.81 ± 2.61 0.17 ± 0.704.98 ± 2.81 0.02
z 0.37 ± 0.56 −0.26 ± 0.30−0.63 ± 0.26 0.10
Center of flow, cm
x 31.0 ± 2.6 31.0 ± 2.6 −0.1 ± 1.70.9
y 24.1 ± 1.0 25.7 ± 0.71.7 ± 0.5 0.002
z 42.0 ± 6.0 41.2 ± 6.3 −0.7 ± 0.80.1
Heterogeneity of flow (CV, %)
34.0 ± 4.7 22.9 ± 3.0−11.2 ± 5.0 0.01
  • Values are means ± SD; n = 5 horses.