Table 3

Ex vivo analysis of activity in heart, lungs, kidneys, liver and spleen as a percentage of the total counts coming from all individually scanned organs combined. Values are depicted as median with IQRs

OrganMedian activity (%) (IQR)Median activity (%) (IQR)P value
RCVI (n=6)IC (n=6)
Heart2.55 (1.86–3.16)39.40 (38.54–44.64)0.002
Lungs87.10 (76.95–90.13)35.32 (30.22–46.53)0.002
Kidneys2.53 (1.77–4.03)3.95 (1.95–5.28)0.394
Liver7.17 (5.28–14.83)17.71 (13.74–21.01)0.041
Spleen0.78 (0.64–0.84)0.99 (0.89–1.08)0.065
  • IC, intracoronary; RCVI, retrograde coronary venous infusion.