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Table 4 Correlation of MTVs at all SUVmax thresholds were significantly correlated with T2W anatomical volume and with DW-MRI functional volume (p < 0.05)

From: Concordance of FDG PET/CT metabolic tumour volume versus DW-MRI functional tumour volume with T2-weighted anatomical tumour volume in cervical cancer

  Pearson’s product-moment correlation (r) p value
ATV 1.000  
FTV(manual) 0.963 <0.001
FTV(semi-automated) 0.956 <0.001
PET MTV20 0.955 <0.001
PET MTV25 0.962 <0.001
PET MTV30 0.968 <0.001
PET MTV35 0.975 <0.001
PET MTV40 0.968 <0.001
PET MTV45 0.948 <0.001
PET MTV50 0.921 <0.001
PET MTV55 0.877 <0.001
PET MTV60 0.830 <0.001
PET MTV65 0.803 <0.001
PET MTV70 0.777 <0.001
PET MTV75 0.777 <0.001
PET MTV80 0.781 <0.001
  1. Pearson correlation coefficient (r) larger than 0.9 are highlighted in bold. ATV: anatomical tumour volume; FTV: functional tumour volume; MTV: metabolic tumour volume