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Table 1 Patient demographics (n = 41) and contrast dose

From: Feasibility of utilizing ultra-low-dose contrast medium for pancreatic artery depiction using the combination of advanced virtual monoenergetic imaging and high-concentration contrast medium: an intra-patient study

Variables ND-CM LD-CM p value
Age (y) 56.1 ± 13.1 56.0 ± 13.0 0.1250
Sex    
 Male 26 26
 Female 15 15
Weight (kg) 65.74 ± 11.81 66.00 ± 11.99 0.7614
Height (cm) 165.59 ± 8.74 165.59 ± 8.58 1.0000
Body mass index (kg/cm2) 24.07 ± 3.59 24.08 ± 3.63 0.3009
Iodine dose (mgI/kg) 320 224
Iodine volume 52.59 ± 9.44 36.96 ± 6.71  < 0.0001
Capacity per bottle (mL) 50 50
  1. Data are means ± standard deviations
  2. The difference between ND-CM group and LD-CM group by using the paired t test or Wilcoxon signed test. p < 0.05 is considered statistically significant
  3. ND-CM: normal dose contrast medium (320 mgI/kg), LD-CM: low dose contrast medium (224 mgI/kg)