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Table 3 Correlations between BMD, MVD, and DCE-MRI parameters

From: Comparison of semi-quantitative and quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI evaluations of vertebral marrow perfusion in a rat osteoporosis model

DCE-MRI parameters BMD MVD
r P r P
Emax 0.448 0.001 0.289 0.042
Ktrans 0.414 0.003 0.399 0.004
Ve 0.267 0.061 0.379 0.007
Kep 0.182 0.205 −0.035 0.811
  1. Bold fonts indicated statistical difference
  2. BMD bone mineral density, MVD microvessel density