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Table 5 Lin’s concordance coefficient ρ c obtained for MBF and MFR comparisons in the three coronary territories (LAD, LCX, RCA)

From: Cardiac PET/CT with Rb-82: optimization of image acquisition and reconstruction parameters

RP comparisons Patients without myocardial flow defects (n = 30 territories) Patients with myocardial flow defects (n = 30 territories)
  ρ c (Rest) [95% CI] ρ c (Stress) [95% CI] ρ c (MFR) [95% CI] ρ c (Rest) [95% CI] ρ c (Stress) [95% CI] ρ c (MFR) [95% CI]
B vs. A 0.922 [0.873;0.971] 0.931 [0.888;0.974] 0.904 [0.838;0.969] 0.971 [0.951;0.991] 0.986 [0.976;0.996] 0.951 [0.917;0.985]
C vs. A 0.935 [0.893;0.977] 0.937 [0.897;0.977] 0.909 [0.847;0.972] 0.989 [0.982;0.996] 0.984 [0.974;0.995] 0.962 [0.938;0.986]
D vs. A 0.897 [0.836;0.959] 0.949 [0.914;0.984] 0.957 [0.928;0.987] 0.973 [0.954;0.991] 0.968 [0.947;0.989] 0.975 [0.956;0.993]
E vs. A 0.907 [0.843;0.970] 0.963 [0.939;0.987] 0.883 [0.808;0.958] 0.985 [0.975;0.995] 0.985 [0.974;0.996] 0.972 [0.952;0.992]
F vs. A 0.948 [0.919;0.977] 0.925 [0.873;0.978] 0.898 [0.836;0.960] 0.978 [0.964;0.993] 0.987 [0.979;0.995] 0.976 [0.959;0.993]
G vs. A 0.889 [0.817;0.961] 0.947 [0.910;0.985] 0.876 [0.807;0.845] 0.977 [0.961;0.993] 0.978 [0.964;0.993] 0.944 [0.905;0.983]
H vs. A 0.752* [0.618;0.887] 0.606* [0.446;0.766] 0.880 [0.805;0.955] 0.689* [0.522;0.856] 0.884* [0.811;0.957] 0.766* [0.627;0.904]
  1. *p < 0.05 vs. other comparisons (in italics in same column)