Table 1

Side-by-side, comparison between rheological parameters measured in vitro versus in vivo
Blood Pressure(mmHg) In vivo In vitro
Pre-capillaries 60 70.1 ± 0.2
Capillaries 25 25.5 ± 0.1
Venules 12-15 11.8 ± 0.4
Shear stress(dyne/cm2)
Capillaries 5-23 16.3
Venules 3 ± 1.5 2.6

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Cucullo et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-18

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