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Table 2 SUVmax values of different SPECT quantification in loose and stable prostheses

From: Accuracy comparison of various quantitative [99mTc]Tc-DPD SPECT/CT reconstruction techniques in patients with symptomatic hip and knee joint prostheses

  Integrity of prosthesis Difference SD Kruskal–Wallis
Loose SD Stable SD
xSPECT Quant 12.79 (9.89–15.7) 4.05 8.15 (7.14–9.2) 2.22 4.63 (1.6–7.6) 1.37 P = 0.0025
xSPECT Bone 18.45 (14.3–22.6) 5.77 11.25 (10.0–12.5) 2.93 7.21 (2.9–11.4) 1.93 P = 0.0005
xSPECT Quant iMAR 12.93 (9.9–15.9) 4.24 7.55 (6.5–8.5) 2.31 5.38 (2.3–8.5) 1.42 P = 0.0007
xSPECT Bone iMAR 18.16 (14.5–21.9) 5.17 10.55 (9.5–11.6) 2.49 7.61 (3.8–11.4) 1.71 P = 0.0001
  1. Numbers are mean SUV max (95% confidence interval)
  2. *P values for comparison of loose versus stable prosthesis, n = 10 loose prosthesis and n = 23 stable prosthesis