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Table 2 The motion artifact among anesthetized healthy cats (Gr. 1), non-anesthetized healthy cats (Gr. 2) and mammary gland adenocarcinoma affected cats (Gr. 3) on thoracic computed tomography

From: The evaluation of non-anesthetic computed tomography for detection of pulmonary parenchyma in feline mammary gland carcinoma: a preliminary study

Group Number of cats Average motion artifact score
Grade 0 Grade 1 Grade 2
Gr. 1 8/12
(66.7 %)
3/12
(25.0 %)
1/12
(8.3 %)
0.4 ± 0.6
Gr.2 2/12
(16.6 %)
5/12
(41.7 %)
5/12
(41.7 %)
1.2 ± 0.7
Gr. 3 10/20
(50.0 %)
10/20
(50.0 %)
0/20
(0 %)
0.5 ± 0.5
  1. Motion artifacts were compared among groups using Kruskal-Wallis test: P = 0.0083
  2. Motion artifacts were compared between groups using Dunn’s Multiple comparisons test:
  3. Gr. 1 vs. Gr. 2: P = 0.0146.
  4. Gr. 1 vs. Gr. 3: P > 0.9999.
  5. Gr. 2 vs. Gr.3: P = 0.0246