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Table 6 Comparison of musculoskeletal perfusion parameters between patients in different TNM staging

From: Correlation between musculoskeletal mass and perfusion in patients with gastrointestinal malignancy: a preliminary study based on quantitative CT and CT perfusion

Parameter TMN staging P value
Low-grade (n = 53) High-grade (n = 43)
BFB [ml/(100 mL·min)] 27.94(13.57) 30.13(14.61) 0.290
BVB (ml/100 ml) 2.45(1.90) 2.55(1.38) 0.677
MTTB (s) 5.28(1.94) 5.10(1.30) 0.363
TTDB (s) 9.79(2.41) 10.25(1.89) 0.664
TTSB (s) 4.03(3.34) 4.82(2.78) 0.309
Tmax_B (s) 7.99(1.22) 7.79(1.27) 0.591
FEB [ml/(100 mL·min)] 19.60(12.80) 17.20(9.67) 0.874
BFM[ml/(100 mL·min)] 11.02(9.53) 11.94(9.86) 0.721
BVM(ml/100 ml) 0.79(1.05) 0.83(0.66) 0.796
MTTM(s) 4.64(1.18) 4.62(0.74) 0.956
TTDM(s) 8.31(1.43) 8.90(1.75) 0.114
TTSM(s) 4.32(2.11) 4.76(1.80) 0.112
Tmax_M(s) 6.59(1.12) 6.84(0.91) 0.190
FEM[ml/(100 mL·min)] 4.10(6.59) 5.30(4.32) 0.363
  1. BFB blood flow of lumbar vertebra, BVB blood volume of lumbar vertebra, MTTB mean transit time of lumbar vertebra, TTDB time to drain of lumbar vertebra, TTSB time to start of lumbar vertebra, Tmax_B time to maximum of lumbar vertebra, FEB flow extraction product of lumbar vertebra, BFM blood flow of perivertebral muscles, BVM blood volume of perivertebral muscles, MTTM mean transit time of perivertebral muscles, TTDM time to drain of perivertebral muscles, TTSM time to start of perivertebral muscles, Tmax_ M time to maximum of perivertebral muscles, FEM flow extraction product of perivertebral muscles