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Table 2 Age and different ADC measurement of different fibrosis stages among cases

From: Diffusion-weighted MRI in staging of post hepatitis C fibrosis: does ADC value challenge liver biopsy?

Variable F1 (n = 21) mean ± SD F2 (n = 40) mean ± SD F3 (n = 36) mean ± SD F4 (n = 23) mean ± SD P value Post hoc
Age (year) 54.52 ± 12.78 57.07 ± 8.44 56.63 ± 10.19 62.21 ± 7.93 0.059 ----
Liver ADC 1280.33 ± 140.95 1139.55 ± 133.05 1158.23 ± 159.35 999.56 ± 81.09 < 0.001 P1 < 0.001
P2 0.001
P3 < 0.001
P4 0.549
P5 < 0.001
P6 < 0.001
Liver/spleen ADC
(normalized liver ADC)
1.74 ± 0.26 1.46 ± 0.13 1.41 ± 0.17 1.12 ± 0.12 < 0.001 P1 0.001
P2 < 0.001
P3 < 0.001
P4 0.684
P5 < 0.001
P6 < 0.001
  1. P1 F1 vs F2, P2 F1 vs F3, P3 F1 vs F4, P4 F2 vs F3, P5 F2 vs F4, P6 F3 vs F4