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Fig. 5 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fig. 5

From: Generation of ventilation/perfusion ratio map in surgical patients by dual-energy CT after xenon inhalation and intravenous contrast media

Fig. 5

Changes in distribution indices before and after resection in patients with or without post-surgical complications. The changes of the distribution indices of V/Q before and after resection had similar trends except for fractal dimension (FD), which was significantly increased after resection in the group without complications, but had a tendency to decrease in the group with complications. * p < 0.05 vs preoperative values

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