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Table 2 The mean, standard deviation (SD), median, minimum, and maximum of the different regions before (Pre) and after (Post) chemotherapy

From: The role of 18-FDG PET/CT assessment of functional brain metabolism in cancer patients after chemotherapy

  Pre Post P value
Mean SD Median Minimum Maximum Mean SD Median Minimum Maximum
BG (R) 11.91 11.17 7.96 2.59 48.90 7.87 5.09 8.14 0.57 20.02 0.03
BG (L) 11.79 11.11 7.79 2.84 48.20 7.74 5.49 7.08 0.71 22.70 0.015
Cerbellum (R) 9.98 9.60 6.45 2.40 37.40 5.99 3.72 6.95 0.26 12.22 0.014
Cerbellum (L) 10.56 9.54 6.95 2.88 36.00 7.21 6.27 7.08 0.63 33.46 0.005
CF (R) 13.41 12.44 9.19 2.68 45.60 8.77 5.71 8.41 0.69 20.83 0.028
CF (L) 13.80 13.04 9.30 2.02 50.50 8.97 6.98 7.64 0.66 32.80 0.009
FL (R) 11.35 10.29 7.24 2.20 39.30 6.68 4.30 6.09 0.73 16.66 0.002
FL (L) 11.71 10.94 7.46 2.70 45.10 7.18 5.15 6.11 1.10 22.69 0.003
TL(R) 10.55 9.25 7.49 1.64 37.52 6.70 4.23 7.30 0.25 15.85 0.004
TL(L) 10.27 8.84 6.97 2.52 35.71 7.91 6.90 7.34 1.10 37.67 0.041
CR (R) 13.58 16.21 7.04 1.82 77.87 7.89 9.60 4.03 0.63 51.78 < 0.001
CR (L) 14.02 16.36 7.29 3.20 72.80 8.36 10.53 5.10 0.90 52.23 < 0.001
CG (R) 13.46 16.12 7.30 2.40 78.20 7.78 8.61 6.30 1.00 48.90 0.004
CG (L) 13.98 17.11 7.40 2.50 79.40 7.92 9.22 5.95 0.70 51.73 0.001
MT (R) 10.84 11.96 5.53 1.64 56.12 7.68 8.36 6.36 0.60 36.56 0.037
MT (L) 11.00 12.22 5.64 1.61 55.65 7.50 8.29 6.46 0.60 36.87 0.026
OL (R) 14.99 16.76 7.94 1.00 80.50 9.23 8.98 8.90 0.50 49.50 0.007
OL (L) 14.94 16.82 7.84 1.87 81.00 9.88 10.35 8.35 0.90 51.30 0.007
PL (R) 12.38 15.61 7.50 1.00 78.10 7.69 8.60 6.35 0.60 47.90 0.006
PL (L) 12.37 15.73 7.31 1.10 79.60 8.35 10.45 5.63 0.80 50.51 0.005
  1. BG basal ganglia, CR central region, CG cingulate gyrus, MT mesial temporal lobe, OL occipital lobe, FL frontal lobe, TL temporal lobe, CF calcarine fissure, PL parietal lobe