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Numbers of pixels (PC) and values of Hounsfield units (HU) for 0, 2, 4, 6, and 8 h after transpiration and for the dry soil Time PC HU 0 39 699 -190 2 38 992 -196 4 43 767 -203 6 46 847 -210 8 40 638 -215 Dry soil 52 708 -221
A: The right kidney of subject C11, showing a stone with a dense core of 740 Hounsfield unit (HU) and a surrounding shell of 338 HU.
Hounsfield unit density in the determination of urinary stone composition.
Of the 1,115 women evaluated, 124 (11%) went on to develop GDM and 75 (7%) met the CT definition for NAFLD (liver attenuation less than or equal to 40 Hounsfield units on CT scan) by the 25-year follow-up, when they were a median age of 50-51 years.
Multiplanar reconstruction in coronal and sagittal planes in bone window (using a window of 2 000 Hounsfield units (HU) and centre level of 800 HU) was used to assess for fractures.
Those who had CAC levels of more than 400 Hounsfield units (HU), a density measurement, were three times more likely to have a stroke than those with CAC levels below 399 HU.
Ascitic fluid may be differentiated from blood on CT on the basis of Hounsfield units (HU) and other radiographic characteristics (water: 0 HU; acute blood: 30-45 HU; clotted blood: 50-60 HU; extravasating blood: >85 HU).
However, the lesion in our patient was mistakenly believed to be a vascular malformation because the precontrast scan showed a homogeneous, well-defined soft-tissue attenuation of 40 Hounsfield units (HU) with intense postcontrast enhancement of 80 to 100 HU.
For extracting the cortical and trabacular tibial bone features, threshold value was adjusted from 226 to 1956 Hounsfield units in the MIMICS.