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Table 3 rtSWE characteristics of benign and malignant tumors

From: Diagnostic performance of conventional ultrasound and quantitative and qualitative real-time shear wave elastography in musculoskeletal soft tissue tumors

 Emax (m/s) M (QR)Emean (m/s) M (QR)Emin (m/s) M (QR)Esd (m/s) M (QR)SWE image pattern I/II/III/IV (%)
Benign tumor3.8 (3.00~5.15)2.40 (1.90~3.75)1.40 (0.80~2.50)0.42 (0.29~0.68)37/17/1/5 (61.7/28.3/1.7/8.3)
Malignant tumor5.76 (3.55~7.20)3.20 (2.35~4.25)0.50 (0.20~1.20)0.88 (0.61~1.49)4/4/2/11 (19.0/19.0/9.5/52.4)
p value< 0.0010.001< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001