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Table 3 Summary of correlations between functional MR parameters and biochemical, histopathological parameters

From: Multiparametric functional magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of hepatic warm ischemia-reperfusion injury in a rabbit model

Parameters ALT(U/L) AST(U/L) LDH(U/L) MDA(nmol/ml) MPO(U/G) SOD(U/ml) I score F score
Dslow(×10−3 mm2/s) −0.568 a −0.513 −0.707 −0.611 −0.514 0.549 −0.609 −0.441
0.009 b 0.021 0.000 0.004 0.021 0.012 0.004 0.052
Dfast(×10−3 mm2/s) −0.711 −0.600 −0.586 −0.749 −0.676 0.630 −0.552 −0.451
0.000 0.005 0.007 0.000 0.001 0.003 0.012 0.045
PF(%) −0.670 −0.662 −0.726 −0.835 −0.760 0.772 −0.715 −0.471
0.001 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.036
MD(×10−3 mm2/s) −0.454 −0.542 −0.693 −0.616 −0.460 0.568 −0.831 −0.631
0.044 0.014 0.001 0.004 0.041 0.009 0.000 0.003
FA 0.024 0.313 0.175 0.316 −0.073 −0.414 0.139 0.336
0.919 0.179 0.462 0.175 0.760 0.070 0.559 0.147
R2*(sec−1) 0.756 0.802 0.680 0.760 0.485 −0.792 0.445 0.390
0.000 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.030 0.000 0.049 0.089
  1. ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate transaminase, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, MDA malondialdehyde, MPO myeloperoxidase, SOD superoxide dismutase, Dslow true diffusion or pure molecular diffusion, Dfast pseudodiffusion or perfusion related diffusion, PF perfusion fraction, MD mean diffusitivity, FA f ractional anisotropy
  2. aupper row: r value is obtained from Spearman correlation analysis between two parameters
  3. blower row: P value is obtained from Spearman correlation analysis between two parameters