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Table 2 Mean bidirectional maxima CSF flow in the spinal canal divided into in vitro and in vivo (PC-MRI) data with maximal and minimal deviations

From: Enhanced in vitro model of the CSF dynamics

Measurement Flow direction Mean in ml/min Deviations in ml/min
In vivo \({Q}_{{{cranial-caudal}}}\) 122.82 + 29.61
− 38.27
\({Q}_{{{caudal-cranial}}}\) − 77.86 + 22.02
− 21.28
In vitro \({Q}_{{{cranial-caudal}}}\) 133.60 + 10.31
− 11.67
\({Q}_{{{caudal-cranial}}}\) − 68.01 + 14.43
− 21.09