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Table 4 Perfusion of ST lesions (right hind limb) and corresponding non-infected positions (left hind limb). Except for the abscess at injection site in pig no. 4, these soft tissue lesions were next to bone lesions

From: Blood perfusion in osteomyelitis studied with [15O]water PET in a juvenile porcine model

Region Pig no. Perfusion, mL/min/100 cm3a Right/left
Right Left Right–left  
Abscess at metatarsus III 1 21 5 16 4.0
Phlegmon at patella 2 62 5 56 11.3
Capsule of abscess at injection siteb 4 39 4 35 10.0
Capsule of abscess at metatarsus IIc 4 29 8 21 3.6
Abscess at distal tibia 8 54 14 40 3.8
Abscess at calcaneusb 9 38 5 33 7.9
Abscess plantar to phalanx IV 10 40 10 30 4.1
Abscess at calcaneus 11 44 4 39 10.1
  1. aRegarding unit for perfusion, see footnote in Table 3
  2. bVOI position to some extent guided by PET image
  3. cVOI position guided by PET image. See also Fig. 3