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Table 4 The correlation coefficients between the estimation results and the liver fat proportion from MR mDIXON quantification

From: Ultrasonic liver steatosis quantification by a learning-based acoustic model from a novel shear wave sequence

MethodsCorrelation coefficientsP value
Echo attenuation0.4594 (95% CI 0.2327 to 0.6388)0.00022
Elasticity0.0283 (95% CI -0.2273 to 0.2802)0.83
Dispersion slope0.0447 (95% CI -0.2116 to 0.2953)0.73
Shear wave attenuation− 0.2542 (95% CI − 0.4773 to − 0.0003)0.050
Shear wave absorption− 0.2599 (95% CI − 0.4820 to − 0.0064)0.044
Model using the combination of all parameters0.8305 (95% CI 0.7306 to 0.8956)< 0.00001