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Table 4 Spearman’s correlation coefficients for wall shear stress parameters with secondary flow patterns

From: 4D flow CMR analysis comparing patients with anatomically shaped aortic sinus prostheses, tube prostheses and healthy subjects introducing the wall shear stress gradient: a case control study

  WSS gradient p max. WSSseg p WSSavg p
Bulb
AAo 0.77 < 0.01 0.52 < 0.01 0.84 0.65
dAAo 0.77 < 0.01 0.44 0.13 −0.18 0.32
Aao 0.52 < 0.01 0.20 0.27 −0.20 0.27
DD 0.51 < 0.01 0.13 0.49 0.58 0.75
DAo
  1. Spearman’s correlation coefficients for wall shear stress (WSS) parameters at all six measurement contours in the aorta with grading of secondary flow patterns
  2. Significant differences are marked in bold type