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Table 4 Relation between RECIST response and mean pre-, post-chemotherapy ADC, and % difference of ADC (n = 30)

From: Assessment of the percentage of apparent diffusion coefficient value changes as an early indicator of the response of colorectal hepatic metastases to chemotherapy

ADCRECIST responseTest of Sig.p
 PR (n = 15)CR (n = 2)PD (n = 5)SD (n = 8)  
Mean pre-chemo0.98 ± 0.211.26 ± 0.250.98 ± 0.331.25 ± 0.38F = 2.0010.139
Mean post-chemo1.43 ± 0.271.74 ± 0.301.21 ± 0.291.39 ± 0.36F = 1.5400.228
Mean percentage difference42.40 ± 18.0736.50 ± 3.5425.80 ± 39.5812.63 ± 8.48H = 16.280*0.001*
  1. F, p: F and p values for ANOVA test
  2. H, p: H and p values for Kruskal-Wallis test
  3. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05