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Table 6 Lesion-based correlation of PSA values and PSMA parameters at different time points

From: [68Ga]Ga-PSMA-11 PET before and after initial long-term androgen deprivation in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: a retrospective single-center study

All lesions (n = 109)   Score SUVmax SUVmax-LN SUVmean SUVmean -LN PSMA-TV TL-PSMA TL-PSMA-LN
Parameter time point T1 T1 T1 T1 T1 T1 T1 T1
T1 PSA Correlation coefficient 0.172 0.243* 0.233* 0.264* 0.247* − 0.103 0.051 0.038
Parameter time point T2 T2 T2 T2 T2 T2 T2 T2
T2 PSA Correlation coefficient 0.463** 0.460** 0.453** 0.466** 0.461** 0.424** 0.442** 0.435**
Parameter time point T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1 T2/T1
T2/T1 PSA Correlation coefficient 0.185 0.167 0.175 0.177 0.186 0.154 0.197* 0.202*
T2 PSA Correlation coefficient 0.472** 0.464** 0.478** 0.469** 0.478** 0.501** 0.520** 0.528**
  1. LN: Intraindividual liver correction [value divided by hepatic SUVmean]
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001. All significant correlation coefficients are indicated bold