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Table 4 The area ratio of Modic change region

From: The correlation between the change of Hounsfield units value and Modic changes in the lumbar vertebral endplate

Type of Mcs MCs type I MCs type II MCs type III
Mean area ratio of endplate 32.91% ± 14.23% 43.46% ± 19.00% 35.26% ± 21.19%
Mean area ratio of sagittal 17.75% ± 9.40% 23.16% ± 11.02% 24.89% ± 14.35%
Mean HU value of endplate 543.70 ± 130.02 561.90 ± 158.40 729.87 ± 125.83