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Table 2 (abstract A30). Correlations between measures of NaF uptake (Average SUVmean, Average SUVmax and GCS) in the three thoracic aorta segments as well as the whole vessel with increasing age and 10 year-cardiovascular disease risk using Framingham Risk Score (FRS) are shown. The correlations were evaluated among our total sample, patients group and healthy subjects separately. Numbers are representative of Pearson Correlation Coefficients (r) and their level of significance (P-values) in parentheses (AR: Aortic Arch; AA: Ascending Aorta; DA: Descending Aorta; SVC: Superior Vena Cava; GCS: Global Calcification Score; FRS: Framingham Risk Score; NS: Not Significant)

From: Abstracts of the Total Body PET conference 2018

   Total sample (n=124) Patients (n=44) Healthy Subjects (n=80)
   Age FRS Age FRS Age FRS
Average SUVmean AR 0.40 (<0.001) 0.30 (<0.001) 0.60 (<0.001) 0.39 (<0.001) 0.19 (NS) 0.05 (NS)
AA 0.53 (<0.001) 0.38 (<0.001) 0.66 (<0.001) 0.43 (<0.001) 0.36 (0.001) 0.13 (NS)
DA 0.28 (<0.001) 0.23 (0.01) 0.62 (<0.001) 0.39 (0.01) 0.06 (NS) 0.02 (NS)
Total 0.43 (<0.001) 0.33 (<0.001) 0.64 (<0.001) 0.42 (<0.001) 0.20 (NS) 0.07 (NS)
Average SUVmax AR 0.29 (<0.001) 0.29 (<0.001) 0.33 (<0.001) 0.36 (0.01) 0.18 (NS) 0.11 (NS)
AA 0.35 (<0.001) 0.36 (<0.001) 0.43 (<0.001) 0.39 (0.01) 0.21 (NS) 0.21 (0.05)
DA 0.33 (<0.001) 0.32 (<0.001) 0.53 (<0.001) 0.42 (<0.001) 0.13 (NS) 0.11 (NS)
Total 0.35 (<0.001) 0.36 (<0.001) 0.51 (<0.001) 0.44 (<0.001) 0.16 (NS) 0.15 (NS)
GCS AR 0.55 (<0.001) 0.53 (<0.001) 0.60 (<0.001) 0.49 (<0.001) 0.46 (<0.001) 0.46 (<0.001)
AA 0.64 (<0.001) 0.57 (<0.001) 0.67 (<0.001) 0.41 (<0.001) 0.54 (<0.001) 0.56 (<0.001)
DA 0.53 (<0.001) 0.48 (<0.001) 0.58 (<0.001) 0.38 (0.01) 0.44 (<0.001) 0.47 (<0.001)
SVC 0.20 (0.02) 0.22 (0.01) 0.38 (0.01) 0.22 (NS) 0.07 (NS) 0.17 (NS)
Total 0.65 (<0.001) 0.59 (<0.001) 0.70 (<0.001) 0.47 (<0.001) 0.55 (<0.001) 0.57 (<0.001)