Table 7.

Pulmonary blood flow distribution in horses during exercise and before and after furosemide

Axis ExerciseDifference (F − NF) P
NF F
Slope of flow vs. spatial dimension, % RPBF/cm
y 0.62 ± 0.770.24 ± 0.62 −0.38 ± 0.62 0.2
y0.66 ± 0.82 0.17 ± 0.07−0.48 ± 0.28 0.04
z −0.34 ± 0.30 −0.26 ± 0.300.08 ± 0.37 0.7
Center of flow, cm
x 30.9 ± 2.831.0 ± 2.6 0.0 ± 1.6 1.0
y 25.9 ± 0.7 25.7 ± 0.7 −0.2 ± 0.20.1
z 41.1 ± 6.2 41.2 ± 6.30.1 ± 0.1 0.1
Heterogeneity of flow (CV, %)
23.5 ± 4.1 22.9 ± 3.0−0.6 ± 5.3 0.8
  • Values are means ± SD; n = 5 horses.