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Table 1 Differences in quantitative pulmonary perfusion (mean ± SD) in the anterior, mid and posterior slices in supine and prone positions during inspiration and expiration

From: The effects of respiratory cycle and body position on quantitative pulmonary perfusion by Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Location Inspiration (ml/100 ml/min) Expiration (ml/100 ml/min)
  Supine Prone Supine Prone
Anterior 68.6 ± 51.2 104.4 ± 30.1 191.9 ± 63.0 252.3 ± 91.2
Mid 109.2 ± 52.2 90.0 ± 34.1 242.5 ± 79.4 241.9 ± 111.1
Posterior 153.3 ± 53.3 62.2 ± 35.1 319.5 ± 123.5 177.9 ± 82.8
P value (ANOVA) < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001