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Table 3 Attenuation values (HU) related to diagram 1, of tumor, pancreas upstream and pancreas downstream to the tumor at triphasic CT

From: Detection of small (≤ 2 cm) pancreatic adenocarcinoma and surrounding parenchyma: correlations between enhancement patterns at triphasic MDCT and histologic features

  Pre-C PPP PVP DP
Tumor 37 ± 9.7 64 ± 22.6 82 ± 26.1 89.6 ± 23.2
Pancreas upstream 22.2 ± 12.2 83 ± 27 106 ± 23.7 100.8 ± 23.4
Pancreas downstream 38.8 ± 11.1 121 ± 35.5 110.4 ± 19.7 91.9 ± 16.1
  1. Pre-C. pre-contrast; PPP: pancreatic parenchymal phase; PVP = portal venous phase;
  2. DP = delayed phase.