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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

 PathologyNMean valueP*
Ovarian massesBenign281.516 ± 0.60.003
Malignant230.977 ± 0.3
Lymph nodesNon-malignant361.208 ± 0.250.006
Malignant110.934 ± 0.27
Peritoneal depositsNo carcinomatosis331.46 ± 0.430.001
Carcinomatosis180.956 ± 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