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Table 2 Conventional MRI combined with DWI in detection of ovarian malignancy, nodal, and peritoneal deposits correlated to histopathology

From: The Role of Diffusion Weighted Imaging in suspected cases of ovarian cancer

Conventional MRI and DWI Histopathology Pearson chi-square
Malignant Non-malignant Value P*
Ovarian Masses Malignant 23 (100%) 8 (28.6%) 27.028a 0.000
Benign 0 (0%) 20 (71.4%)
Total 23 (100%) 28 (100%)
Lymph nodes Metastatic 11 (100%) 5 (13.9%) 27.825a 0.000
Non-metastatic 0 (0%) 31 (86.1%)
Total 11 (100%) 36 (100%)
Peritoneal deposits Carcinomatosis 18 (100%) 3 (9%) 39.7403a 0.000
No carcinomatosis 0 (0%) 30 (90.9%)
Total 18 (100%) 33 (100%)
  1. Chi-square tests—P value > 0.05, non significant; P value < 0.05, significant; P value < 0.001, highly significant
  2. athe significance level