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Table 2 Tissue optical indices of normal breast and malignant tumors (12 subjects, aged 30–39 years)

From: Imaging in breast cancer: Diffuse optics in breast cancer: detecting tumors in pre-menopausal women and monitoring neoadjuvant chemotherapy

  Normal TPEAK P
Parameter Mean Median Mean Median Wilcoxin
stO2 70.7 ± 7.04 69.4 68.4 ± 8.46 71.3 0.57
ctTHb 25.3 ± 8.3 25.1 48.5 ± 18.2 43.3 0.0009
TOI 3.84 ± 2.56 3.49 36.3 ± 47.5 24.9 0.0007
  1. ctTHb, total tissue hemoglobin concentration (ctO2Hb + ctHHb); stO2, tissue hemoglobin oxygenation saturation (ctO2Hb/ctTHb); TOI, tissue optical index (ctHHb × ctH2O/%lipids); TPEAK, peak tumor values.