Patient characteristicsa

ParameterAll Patients (n = 19 Patients)Gadoteridol Group (n = 10 Patients)Gadodiamide Group (n = 9 Patients)
Sex (No.)
    Male11 (58%)7 (70%)5 (56%)
    Female8 (42%)3 (30%)4 (44%)
Age at first scan (yr)a7.5 (0.5–16.5)5.6 (0.5–13.4)9.6 (1.7–16.5)
No. of scansa6.1 (4–8)6.1 (4–8)6 (6)
Interval between first and last scans (yr)a0.92 (0.05–1.58)1.01 (0.31–1.58)0.81 (0.06–1.35)
History of chemotherapy (No.)9 (47%)4 (40%)5 (56%)
History of radiation (No.)6 (32%)1 (10%)5 (56%)
Diagnosis (No.)
    Tumor16 (84%)8 (80%)8 (89%)
    Otherb3 (16%)2 (20%)1 (11%)
  • a Data are means. Ranges are in parentheses.

  • b Other diagnoses include a subgaleal abscess, an intracranial abscess, and a cavernous malformation.