Table 2

Correlation between the biological half-life and uptake ratio of 99mTc-MIBI and histological necrosis following preoperative chemotherapy and measures of pgp expression

Patient99mTc-MIBI scanHistological necrosis (Huvos grade)pgp immunohistochemistryMDR-1RT-PCR
Half-LifeUptake ratio
11.41.82NEGaNEG
22.21.92NEGNEG
32.31.72NEGPOS
42.92.91NEGPOS
53.13.531+NEG
63.82.834+POS
73.82.42NEGPOS
84.2224+NEG
94.34.844+NEG
104.41.21NEGPOS
114.85.52NEGNEG
124.92.431+NEG
134.91.731+NEG
145.72.911+NEG
156.92.81NEGPOS
168.22.31NEGNEG
1713.23.72NEGNEG
1822.71.54NEGNEG
1945.61.62NEGNEG
2052.513NEGPOS
  • a NEG, negative; POS, positive.