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Table 4 Comparison of muscle thickness between all three muscles on day 1

From: Human limb skeletal muscle wasting and architectural remodeling during five to ten days intubation and ventilation in critical care – an observational study using ultrasound

Muscle 1 Muscle 2 Correlation coefficient, r P-value
Elbow flexor compartment Vastus lateralis 0.50 0.01*
Elbow flexor compartment Medial head of gastrocnemius 0.54 0.006*
Vastus lateralis Medial head of gastrocnemius 0.60 0.002*
  1. Pearson’s product–moment correlation coefficient, *p < 0.05