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Table 2 Pathological findings and their mean ADC values

From: Role of diffusion-weighted MRI in characterization of mediastinal masses

Diagnosis No. % Mean ADC value
Bronchogenic carcinoma 10 22.8 0.79 ± 0.14 × 10−3 mm2/s
Lymphoma 7 15.9 0.84 ± 0.43 × 10−3 mm2/s
Germ cell tumor 3 6.8 1.058 ± 0.921 × 10−3 mm2/s
Liposarcoma 2 4.5 1.05 ± 0.63 × 10−3 mm2/s
Metastatic nodes from breast cancer 1 2.3 1.033 ± 0.3 × 10−3 mm2/s
Metastatic nodes from RCC 1 2.3 1.033 ± 0.3 × 10−3 mm2/s
Synovial sarcoma 1 2.3 0.9 × 10−3 mm2/s
Undifferentiated carcinoma 2 4.5 0.9 × 10−3 mm2/s
Neuroendocrinal tumor 2 4.6 1.5 × 10−3 mm2/s
Neurogenic tumor 6 13.6 1.08 ± 0.32 × 10−3 mm2/s
Rhabdomyosarcoma 1 2.3 0.5 × 10−3 mm2/s
Thymic tumor 5 11.4 1.08 ± 0.32 × 10−3 mm2/s
Bronchogenic cyst 1 2.3 1.7 × 10−3 mm2/s
Paracardiac cyst 1 2.3 1.8 × 10−3 mm2/s
Not diagnosed 1 2.3 0.7 × 10−3 mm2/s