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Table 1 Flow quantification (mean ± SE, n=6) in the descending aorta (dAo), innominate (IA), left common carotid (LCCA), and left subclavian (LSA) arteries. (Statistically significant results are in bold, p<0.05)

From: Quantification of thoracic aorta blood flow by magnetic resonance imaging during supine cycling exercise of increasing intensity

  NMF, L/min/m2 FD, % of AAo flow
  Rest HR130 HR150 HR170 Rest HR130 HR150 HR170
dAo 2.12±0.23 3.00±0.24 3.51±0.22 3.91±0.23 67±1.6% 72±1.5% 76±0.1% 75±1.3%
IA 0.50±0.03 0.59±0.07 0.59±0.07 0.69±0.07 16±0.8% 14±1.0% 13±1.0% 13±1.0%
LCCA 0.23±0.01 0.27±0.02 0.24±0.02 0.26±0.03 7.6±0.7% 6.5±0.4% 5.3±0.6% 5.0±0.5%
LSA 0.28±0.04 0.34±0.05 0.30±0.04 0.38±0.06 8.7±0.9% 7.9±0.7% 6.4±0.6% 7.0±2.0%
  1. NMF: Normalized mean flow; FD: Flow distribution.