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Table 3 Phase contrast MRI parameters in children with head circumference (HC) < 3% and HC between 3-95%

From: Is cerebral spinal fluid flow associated with body mass index and head circumference in healthy children? A phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging study

GroupPeak velocity (cm/sn)Mean velocity (cm/sn)Forward flow volume (ml)Reverse flow volume (ml)Net volume (ml)Mean aqueductal area (mm2)
1 (HC < 3%, n = 25)4.75 ± 3.470.74 ± 0.720.011 ± 0.012*0.011 ± 0.027ǂ0.005 ± 0.008§1.62 ± 0.70μ
2 (HC between 3-95%, n = 112)5.63 ± 2.670.75 ± 0.610.016 ± 0.013*0.011 ± 0.013ǂ0.009 ± 0.014§2.04 ± 0.99μ
  1. HC head circumference
  2. *Statistically significant; p = 0.008
  3. ǂStatistically significant; p = 0.026
  4. §Statistically significant; p = 0.032, 0.038
  5. μstatistically significant; p = 0.003