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Table 4 Median and quartile values of quantitative perfusion variables in patients with malignant tumors, benign tumors and thrombi

From: Evaluation of cardiac masses by real-time perfusion imaging echocardiography

Variable Malignant tumors (n = 23) Benign tumors (n = 22) Thrombi (n = 28)
P25 MEDIAN P75 P25 MEDIAN P75 P25 MEDIAN P75 p
A (dB) 1.31 2.78 7.0 1.24 2.58 4.55 0.01 0.08 0.22 *†
Ax β (dB/s−1) 0.99 2.0 5.58 0.45 1.18 3.4 0.01 0.03 0.14 *†
  1. A: Blood volume; A × β: Regional microvascular blood flow.
  2. * = p < 0.001 between tumors and thrombi; † = not significant between malignant tumors and benign tumors.