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Table 3 Enhancement pattern of nodules on computed tomography

From: Material decomposition using iodine quantification on spectral CT for characterising nodules in the cirrhotic liver: a retrospective study

Enhancement pattern on different phases Total nodules 330 HCC 133 Indeterminate 50 Regenerative 147 p-value
Hypervascular HAP
(%)
124
(37.6)
98
(73.7)
24
(48)
2
(1.4)
< 0.001
Hypoattenuating HAP
(%)
159
(48.2)
8
(6)
11
(22)
140
(95.2)
< 0.001
PVP
(%)
320
(96.9)
131
(98.5)
46
(92)
143
(97.3)
0.084
Mild or subtle enhancement HAP
(%)
47
(14.2)
27
(20.3)
15
(30)
5
(3.4)
< 0.001
PVP
(%)
10
(3)
2
(1.5)
4
(8)
4
(2.7)
0.084
Washout present n
(%)
166
(50.3)
125
(93.9)
40
(80)
1
(0.7)
< 0.001