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Table 1 Median, 1st and 3rd quartile of NSUVmax values measured in the spinal cord in both PET-CT and PET-MR, with 3 mm ROI and 9 mm VOI

From: [18F]FDG uptake of the normal spinal cord in PET/MR imaging: comparison with PET/CT imaging

Spinal cord NSUVmax in 3 mm ROI
PET-CT PET-MR p
  q1 Median q3 Mean SD q1 Median q3 Mean SD Wilcoxon
C2 0.69 0.79 0.93 0.82 0.23 0.98 1.14 1.37 1.27 0.69 < 0.0001
C5 0.68 0.85 0.94 0.83 0.21 1.15 1.39 1.60 1.48 1.07 < 0.0001
T6 0.55 0.68 0.79 0.7 0.23 0.84 0.95 1.06 1.12 0.80 < 0.0001
T12 0.63 0.83 1.04 0.85 0.28 0.88 1.12 1.35 1.22 0.79 < 0.0001
CSF L3 0.42 0.50 0.62 0.54 0.20 0.43 0.56 0.73 0.68 0.64 n.s.
  NSUVmax in 9 mm VOI
  PET-CT PET-MR p
  q1 Median q3 Mean SD q1 Median q3 Mean SD Wilcoxon
C2 0.67 0.82 0.98 0.88 0.33 0.88 1.14 1.31 1.20 0.61 < 0.001
C5 0.74 0.84 0.9 0.85 0.23 1.02 1.34 1.53 1.39 0.80 < 0.0001
T6 0.64 0.81 0.95 0.87 0.38 0.96 1.17 1.38 1.36 0.82 < 0.0001
T12 0.73 0.90 1.03 0.92 0.29 0.86 1.07 1.29 1.16 0.60 < 0.001
CSF L3 0.57 0.69 0.84 0.76 0.34 0.62 0.73 0.84 0.79 0.49 n.s.