Table 3.

Mean blood flow and Vd (water) values before and after intervention in tumor, kidney, spleen, and liver

TissueStudyNo. of patientsMean blood flow (mLblood/min/mLtissue)
Mean Vd (water)
PrePostPPrePostP
TumorCA4P70.570.300.039*0.780.750.437
N/C50.290.390.1870.760.780.812
IFN60.330.311.0000.480.560.156
KidneyCA4P81.441.200.031*0.760.690.031*
N/C61.570.920.031*0.810.640.031*
IFN32.141.560.2500.680.740.750
SpleenCA4P71.020.680.0780.880.840.109
N/C61.881.781.0000.950.941.000
IFN61.721.190.1250.900.900.844
LiverN/C60.680.460.031*0.990.900.218
IFN60.450.390.1560.890.880.563
  • * Significant at the 0.05 level.

  • Blood flow in the liver is expressed as hepatic perfusion index.