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Table 1 Comparisons of liver T1rho values between different time points in fibrosis group

From: Liver injury monitoring, fibrosis staging and inflammation grading using T1rho magnetic resonance imaging: an experimental study in rats with carbon tetrachloride intoxication

Time of scanNo. of RatsT1rho range (mean ± SD, ms)P1 valueP2 value
baseline3135.99–46.85 (40.72 ± 3.08)  
Week 21043.14–64.51 (50.40 ± 7.24)< 0.001< 0.001
Week 43141.35–58.16 (48.65 ± 4.46)< 0.0010.643
Week 62438.91–69.59 (50.95 ± 6.12)< 0.0010.114
Week 81747.77–64.39 (56.09 ± 4.68)< 0.0010.004
Week 101245.53–55.66 (50.81 ± 3.23)< 0.0010.002
Week 12737.94–56.95 (49.44 ± 7.05)0.0040.902
  1. Notes: Time of scan is the time of MRI scan after CCl4 injection. P1 and P2 values denote the significance level in the Mann-Whitney U test between T1rho values in this time point and T1rho values in baseline and adjacent previous time point, separately