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Table 3 comparison of CBF values in each brain region of the three groups at different ages (mean ± standard deviation) (ml/100 g/min)

From: Application value of three-dimensional arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging in investigating cerebral blood flow dynamics in normal full-term neonates

 basal gangliathalamuscorona radiatafrontal white matterparietal white matterbrain stem
1-3d(N = 19)25.93 ± 3.3927.15 ± 5.6822.58 ± 3.5423.154 ± 3.7510.767 ± 1.4331.54 ± 4.06
4-7d(N = 21)30.26 ± 5.96*28.57 ± 6.0822.67 ± 3.8521.03 ± 2.18*10.66 ± 1.3737.22 ± 6.49*
8-15d(N = 20)35.24 ± 5.24*#29.24 ± 4.4526.97 ± 3.41*#23.96 ± 3.40#12.12 ± 2.11*#33.54 ± 5.93#
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P< 0.010.48< 0.010.010.010.01
  1. Note: The CBF values of basal ganglia, thalamus, radial crown, frontal white matter and parietal white matter were the bilateral average values. * means that compared with the 1–3 day group, P < 0.05; # means that compared with compared with the 4–7 day group, P < 0.05