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Table 7 Diffusion and ADC value of hepatic nodules

From: A small hepatic nodule ( ≤2 cm) in cirrhotic liver: doTriphasic MRI and Diffusion-weighted image help in diagnosis

  HCC nodules Dysplastic nodules Regenerating nodules Benign nodules (hemangioma) p value
Mean ADC ± SD 1.040 × 10−3 ± 0.20 × 10−3 1.095 ± 0.0108 × 10−3 1.23 × 103 ± 0.17 × 10−3 1.77 × 10−3 ± 0.35 × 10−3 0.001
Range of ADC value 0.94 × 10−3–1.20 × 10−3 0.9 × 10−3–1.3 × 10−3 1.10 × 10−3–1.5 × 10−3 2.12 × 10−3–1.42 × 10−3