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Table 3 Results of correlation and linear regression analysis

From: Central nervous system gadolinium accumulation in patients undergoing periodical contrast MRI screening for hereditary tumor syndromes

Number of MRIs Regression Coefficient 95% CI Standardized Regression Coefficient Significance
VHL
 vs. SI Ratio right DN/pons 0.004 0,001–0,008 0.472 0.013
 vs. SI Ratio left DN/pons 0.005 0,001–0,008 0.487 0.01
 vs. SI Ratio right GP/pons 0.008 0,003–0,013 0.563 0.002
 vs. SI Ratio left GP/pons 0.009 0,004–0,013 0.633 <0,001
TSC
 vs. SI Ratio right DN/pons 0.002 0,000–0,004 0.402 0.071
 vs. SI Ratio left DN/pons 0.002 −0.006 0.368 0.101
 vs. SI Ratio right GP/pons 0.003 0,000–0,007 0.385 0.063
 vs. SI Ratio left GP/pons 0.004 0,000–0,008 0.447 0.029
  1. In both groups, a linear correlation was seen between the number of Gd enhanced MRIs and increase in SI ratio in the dentate nucleus (DN) and globus pallidus (GP). This effect was only statistically significant in the VHL group
  2. vs. = versus