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Table 3 Mean 3D ADC values of histopathologically proved malignant and non-malignant ovarian lesions, lymph nodes, and peritoneal deposits

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

  Pathology N Mean value P*
Ovarian masses Benign 28 1.516 ± 0.6 0.003
Malignant 23 0.977 ± 0.3
Lymph nodes Non-malignant 36 1.208 ± 0.25 0.006
Malignant 11 0.934 ± 0.27
Peritoneal deposits No carcinomatosis 33 1.46 ± 0.43 0.001
Carcinomatosis 18 0.956 ± 0.25
  1. Wilcoxon rank-sum test—ADC value (× 10−3 mm2/s)
  2. *P value > 0.05, non significant; P value < 0.05, significant; P value < 0.01, highly significant