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Table 1 Mechanical properties of the regions of interest according to the time points

From: Shear wave elasticity imaging for residual endoleak and thrombus characterisation after endoleak embolisation following endovascular aneurysm repair: a canine animal study

Region of interest 1 week 1 month 3 months 6 months
Endoleak 0.2 ± 0.3 (n = 6) 0.0 ± 0.1 (n = 7) 0.2 ± 0.2 (n = 9) 0.1 ± 0.2 (n = 3)
Fresh thrombus Not performed Not performed 9.2 ± 2.7 (n = 7) 10.2 ± 5.3 (n = 3)
Organised thrombus Not performed Not performed 55.4 ± 21.2 (n = 15) 33.6 ± 13.7 (n = 5)
Total thrombus 39.6 ± 21.3 (n = 15) 52.4 ± 21.3 (n = 15) 45.6 ± 22.2 (n = 15) 28.8 ± 12.9 (n = 5)
Chitosan 27.7 ± 6.8 (n = 8) 46.1 ± 9.6 (n = 8) 45.9 ± 20.7 (n = 8) 33.5 ± 18.2 (n = 3)
Chitosan-STS 36.2 ± 20.9 (n = 8) 52.9 ± 38.2 (n = 8) 49.1 ± 30.9 (n = 8) 30.5 ± 7.7 (n = 3)
  1. Data are kPa expressed as mean ± standard deviation. n indicates the number of aneurysms