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Table 5 Correlation matrix displaying Pearson correlations across tumour SUVs/SUVratios and reference region SUVs

From: What and how should we measure in paediatric oncology FDG-PET/CT? Comparison of commonly used SUV metrics for differentiation between paediatric tumours

 SUVmaxSUVpeakSUVliverSUVmediastinumSUVmax/liverSUVmax/mediastinumSUVpeak/liver
SUVpeak0.986***      
SUVliver0.414**0.399**     
SUVmediastinum0.300*0.299*0.864***    
SUVmax/liver0.684***0.689***(0.295)*(0.310)*   
SUVmax/mediastinum0.690***0.672***(0.212)(0.393)**0.930***  
SUVpeak/liver0.663***0.696***(0.282)*(0.281)*0.984***0.890* 
SUVpeak/mediastinum0.692***0.704***(0.208)(0.363)**0.948***0.981***0.941***
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001. Numbers in parenthesis represent negative associations