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Table 1 Patient characteristics in the prostate cancer bone metastases and spinal and pelvic osteoarthritis groups

From: Quantitative bone SPECT/CT: high specificity for identification of prostate cancer bone metastases

 Bone Metastases Group
(n = 26)
Osteoarthritis Group
(n = 13)
P-value
Age (years)74 ± 1070 ± 150.68
BMI (kg/m2)25.6 ± 4.925 ± 3.20.87
Creatinine level (μmol/L)92.3 ± 27.496.1 ± 33.30.66
Time interval between injection and xSPECT imaging (min)215 ± 54230 ± 500.32
SUVmean lumbar vertebrae6.7 ± 1.97.3 ± 1.90.26
SUVmax lumbar vertebrae8.6 ± 2.49.2 ± 2.10.35