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Table 1 Correlation between blood glucose concentration and mean SUVmean of various normal tissues/organs at FDG PET examination

From: The relation between the blood glucose level and the FDG uptake of tissues at normal PET examinations

  Liver Spleen Lungs Blood Muscles Bone marrow
Correlation coefficient 0.14 0.10 0.01 0.12 0.24 0.06
Significance (p) 0.001 ≤ p < 0.01 0.01 ≤ p < 0.05 ns 0.001 ≤ p < 0.01 <0.001 ns
R 2 0.019 0.010 0.000 0.014 0.055 0.004
  1. ns, not significant.