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Fig. 1 | EJNMMI Research

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From: In vivo confirmation of altered hepatic glucose metabolism in patients with liver fibrosis/cirrhosis by 18F-FDG PET/CT

Fig. 1

The standardized uptake values (SUV) of the liver parenchyma (a), the aortic blood pool (b), and the skeletal muscle (c) in patients with normal liver parenchyma and patients with liver fibrosis/cirrhosis are shown. The Mann-Whitney U test was used to compare the following groups: no (F0), mild (F1), advanced (F2), severe liver fibrosis (F3), and liver cirrhosis (F4)

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