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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 DWIHistopathologyPearson chi-square
MalignantNon-malignantValueP*
Ovarian MassesMalignant23 (100%)8 (28.6%)27.028a0.000
Benign0 (0%)20 (71.4%)
Total23 (100%)28 (100%)
Lymph nodesMetastatic11 (100%)5 (13.9%)27.825a0.000
Non-metastatic0 (0%)31 (86.1%)
Total11 (100%)36 (100%)
Peritoneal depositsCarcinomatosis18 (100%)3 (9%)39.7403a0.000
No carcinomatosis0 (0%)30 (90.9%)
Total18 (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