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Table 4 Correlation of 18 F-FDG TBR mean and 68 Ga-DOTATATE TBR mean of eight arterial segments to the baseline characteristics

From: 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT for the detection of inflammation of large arteries: correlation with18F-FDG, calcium burden and risk factors

Pearson's correlation coefficients for the correlation between risk factors and imaging results
  Mean 18 F-FDG Mean 68 Ga-DOTATATE PB Hyperchol HTN Smoker DM Family history of CVD CVD Age Gender BMI
Mean 18F-FDG 1 0.64a NS NS 0.58b NS NS NS NS NS NS NS
Mean 68Ga-DOTATE 0.64a 1 0.52b NS 0.60b NS NS NS NS 0.56b NS NS
PB NS 0.52b 1 NS NS 0.55b NS NS 0.63a NS NS NS
  1. aCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed). bCorrelation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed). BMI, body mass index; CAD, coronary artery disease; CVD, cardiovascular disease; DM, diabetes; HTN, hypertension; Hyperchol, hypercholesterolemia; NS, no significance; PB, plaque burden.