Table 3

Blood flow of blood vessels between different genders (unit: mL/min)

VesselsGenderHealthyDPN
Age group 1Age group 2Age group 3Age group 1Age group 2Age group 3
FPPDAMale1.20±0.421.20±0.631.40±0.702.37±0.672.77±0.822.60±1.39
Female1.30±0.481.30±0.481.60±0.702.13±1.072.53±1.063.17±0.82
FiCPDAMale1.50±0.531.30±0.481.50±0.712.63±0.762.64±1.112.23±0.82
Female1.50±0.711.30±0.481.80±0.922.60±1.243.03±0.712.70±0.73
SCPDAMale1.40±0.701.30±0.481.40±0.522.30±0.742.43±1.252.67±1.49
Female1.30±0.481.30±0.481.70±0.672.13±1.072.77±0.632.90±1.21
TCPDAMale1.50±0.521.20±0.421.80±0.792.53±0.362.63±1.292.73±0.89
Female1.30±0.671.40±0.701.40±0.522.17±0.532.40±0.622.17±0.98
FoCPDAMale1.30±0.481.30±0.671.50±0.713.23±1.342.60±1.362.93±1.77
Female1.60±0.701.10±0.321.70±0.823.47±1.902.94±1.892.967±1.54
PTAMale3.80±2.202.80±1.694.30±2.063.40±0.984.17±1.944.07±1.61
Female4.00±2.452.50±1.083.40±1.073.10±1.643.40±1.582.67±3.37
  • Values are expressed as means±SD.

  • The multiple comparisons were carried out for the statistical analysis. One comparison was made between the genders (p=0.05).

  • DPN, diabetic peripheral neuropathy; FiCPDA, first common plantar artery; FoCPDA, fourth common plantar artery; FPPDA, first plantar toe proper artery; PTA, posterior tibial artery; SCPDA, second common plantar artery; TCPDA, third common plantar artery.