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Table 1 Multiexponential T2 analysis

From: Multiexponential T2 relaxometry of benign and malignant adipocytic tumours

Tissue type Monoexponential/biexponential prevalence (%) A1 ± SD (a.u.) T21 ± SD (ms) A2 ± SD (a.u.) T22 ± SD (ms)
Lipoma 0.3% monoexponential
99.7% biexponential 319 ± 183 41 ± 13 630 ± 195 205 ± 64
Well-differentiated liposarcoma 17.7% monoexponential 205 ± 95 322 ± 139
82.3% biexponential 279 ± 160 42 ± 19 757 ± 260 220 ± 112
Myxoid liposarcoma 47.8% monoexponential 910 ± 134 439 ± 79
52.2% biexponential 237 ± 129 60 ± 37 793 ± 190 469 ± 148
Poorly differentiated liposarcoma 53.0% monoexponential 469 ± 237 152 ± 102
47.0% biexponential 242 ± 156 48 ± 25 525 ± 378 223 ± 121
Pleomorphic liposarcoma 25% monoexponential 583 ± 99 441 ± 154
75% biexponential 285 ± 95 38 ± 19 678 ± 109 263 ± 153
Adipose tissue 100% biexponential 504 ± 69 45 ± 13 751 ± 147 191 ± 21
  1. a.u. Arbitrary units, A1 Relative amplitude of the short T2 component, A2 Relative amplitude of the long T2 component, SD Standard deviation, T21 Short relaxation time, T22 Long relaxation time