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Table 2 Detailed analysis of tumor volumes before and after treatment in the progressive and non-progressive group and both groups together with volume variation %

From: Diffusion-weighted MR imaging diagnostic merits in the post-therapeutic assessment of musculoskeletal soft tissue sarcoma

  Progressive group Non-progressive group Both groups
Mean SD Median Minimum Maximum Mean SD Median Minimum Maximum Mean SD
Initial volume 325.08 598.64 100.7 2.4 2065 590.88 912.09 176 16.4 4274.5 494.90 813.97
Follow up volume 1299.98 1605.74 421.6 17.1 4927.5 361.32 412.91 138.6 10.3 1354.4 700.28 1095.57
  P value = 0.001 P value = 0.007 Volume variation%
Mean 124.86% SD
280.05
  1. Tumor volumes after treatment in the progressive group were significantly larger than those before treatment, however, tumor volumes after treatment in the non- progressive group were significantly smaller than those before treatment (all P < 0.01)