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Table 1 Patient characteristics, motion range, comparison of contrast to noise ratio, and correlation coefficient of tumor and vessel motion trajectories

From: Novel 4D-MRI of tumor infiltrating vasculature: characterizing tumor and vessel volume motion for selective boost volume definition in pancreatic radiotherapy

Patient ID Gender Age GTV (cc) GTV SI motion (mm) IV SI motion (mm) SS-4D-MRI / 4D-CT ICC (PTV vs. involved vessels) on SS-4D-MRI
CNR aorta CNR IV SI AP ML
1 M 54 220 3.7 3.2 13.2 / 0.7 11.2 / 2.9 0.99 0.18 0.97
2 M 79 53 4.2 3.5 13.5 / 0.3 4.6 / 0.7 1.00 0.44 0.42
3 M 69 100 3.3 2.5 43.8 / 7.3 27.5 / 5.8 0.96 0.88 0.96
4 M 79 38 3.8 2.4 14.5 / 1.0 4.7 / 1.6 0.99 0.93 0.87
5 F 48 58 1.5 1.1 32.0 / 0.8 23.1 / 0.8 0.81 0.44 0.94
6 M 69 48 2.3 1.5 6.2 / 2.0 6.9 / 0.3 0.93 0.72 0.44
7 M 67 87 4.8 4.6 14.8 / 1.4 9.1 / 1.4 0.99 0.98 0.63
8 F 79 125 2.3 0.1 18.7 / 1.7 11.9 / 6.5 0.69 0.11 1.00
9 M 34 112 7.3 7.6 64.2/ 1.9 23.5 / 7.6 1.00 0.92 0.93
10 F 72 14 3.0 2.3 9.5 / 3.8 8.7 / 4.4 0.97 0.85 0.52
Average n/a 65 86 3.6 2.9 23.0 / 2.1 13.1 / 3.2 0.93 0.65 0.77
Stdev n/a 14.3 55.8 1.5 2.1 18.3 / 2.0 8.4 / 2.7 0.10 0.31 0.23
p n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.002* 0.001* n/a n/a n/a