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Table 2 Comparison of the ablation area size between MR images and tissue specimens

From: Dynamic imaging and pathological changes in pig liver after MR-guided microwave ablation

No. Ablation time (min) Ablation length (cm) Ablation width (cm)
MR images Tissue specimens MR images Tissue specimens
1 5 2.67 2.78 1.59 1.65
2 5 2.75 2.83 1.80 1.72
3 10 4.78 4.62 2.50 2.56
4 5 3.34 3.20 2.12 2.17
5 15 5.20 5.12 2.73 2.78
6 10 4.78 4.67 2.48 2.54
7 10 4.65 4.58 3.09 3.05
8 15 5.19 5.32 2.92 2.94
9 15 5.18 5.25 2.89 2.98
10 10 4.17 4.23 2.08 2.12
   P > 0.05 P > 0.05