Table 3

Reproducibility (coefficient of variation) [31] of T2 measurements in five subjects segmented three times each by one operator

Medial

Lateral


Parameter

Femur

Tibia

Femur

Tibia

Patella

Mean T2

0.99

2.08

0.85

1.51

0.86

Contrast

4.60

11.41

3.61

8.67

4.07

Entropy

0.47

0.75

0.05

0.03

0.55

Variance

2.40

7.91

2.12

4.31

3.34


The texture parameters analyzed were at 0 degrees and at 1 pixel offset.

Joseph et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R153   doi:10.1186/ar3469

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