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Table 4 Evaluation of different conventional signs of CPA masses

From: Additional diagnostic role of MRI spectroscopy, diffusion and susceptibility imaging in differentiation of CPA masses: our experience with emphasis on schwannomas and meningiomas

  Diagnosis χ2 MCp
Schwannoma
(n = 12)
Meningioma
(n = 7)
No. % No. %
Diffusion       
 Hyper 4 33.3 7 100.0 7.359* 0.019*
 Iso 6 50 0 0.0
 Hypo 2 16.7 0 0.0
ADC value       
 <1 1 8.3 4 57.2 5.135* 0.042*
 1–1.7 10 83.4 3 42.8
 ≥1.8 1 8.3 0 0.0
  1. χ2: chi-square test, MC Monte Carlo
  2. p: p value for association between different categories