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Table 3 Resulting ΔPnet (presented in Pa) for two extreme combinations of CA flow and cross-sectional area

From: Can pulsatile CSF flow across the cerebral aqueduct cause ventriculomegaly? A prospective study of patients with communicating hydrocephalus

 Config. 1Config. 2
Pulsations only3.24.9
Net flow only0.80.8
Pulsations + net flow5.59.0
  1. Configuration 1 corresponds to the CA with the smallest area subjected to the CA flow with the largest flow asymmetry. Configuration 2 corresponds to the CA with the smallest area subjected to the CA flow of largest SV