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Table 2 DTI parameters of the corpus callosum, cingulum, fornix, anterior thalamic radiation, AF, ILF, IFOF, and UF in the studied groups

From: Application of diffusion tensor imaging in Alzheimer’s disease: quantification of white matter microstructural changes

  Study group (n= 16) Control group (n= 16) P
Corpus callosum genu
 FA
 MD
0.52 ± 0.04
0.91 ± 0.09
0.53 ± 0.03
0.87 ± 0.10
0.43
0.30
Body
 FA
 MD
0.53 ± 0.04
0.94 ± 0.24
0.55 ± 0.05
0.91 ± 0.16
0.34
0.57
Splenium
 FA
 MD
0.56 ± 0.14
1.05 ± 0.19
0.61 ± 0.05
0.92 ± 0.22
0.15
0.03
Right cingulum
 FA
 MD
0.45 ± 0.02
0.85 ± 0.04
0.47 ± 0.03
0.83 ± 0.06
0.01
0.29
Left cingulum
 FA
 MD
0.45 ± 0.03
0.86 ± 0.05
0.49 ± 0.04
0.82 ± 0.06
0.01
0.07
Right FNX
 FA
 MD
0.33 ± 0.05
1.49 ± 0.40
0.36 ± 0.04
1.45 ± 0.23
0.14
0.77
Left FNX
 FA
 MD
0.34 ± 0.04
1.60 ± 0.38
0.36 ± 0.04
1.50 ± 0.28
0.22
0.47
Right ATR
 FA
 MD
0.43 ± 0.04
0.91 ± 0.17
0.44 ± 0.05
0.82 ± 0.08
0.61
0.07
Left ATR
 FA
 MD
0.43 ± 0.04
0.89 ± 0.08
0.45 ± 0.05
0.83 ± 0.12
0.14
0.09
Right AF
 FA
 MD
0.45 ± 0.02
0.83 ± 0.04
0.46 ± 0.02
0.79 ± 0.04
0.34
0.01
Left AF
 FA
 MD
0.46 ± 0.02
0.81 ± 0.05
0.47 ± 0.03
0.79 ± 0.04
0.47
0.29
Right ILF
 FA
 MD
0.45 ± 0.03
0.89 ± 0.04
0.47 ± 0.03
0.90 ± 0.22
0.13
0.86
Left ILF
 FA
 MD
0.45 ± 0.04
0.88 ± 0.03
0.47 ± 0.04
0.90 ± 0.13
0.18
0.68
Right IFOF
 FA
 MD
0.46 ± 0.02
0.91 ± 0.07
0.46 ± 0.03
0.85 ± 0.04
0.80
0.01
Left IFOF
 FA
 MD
0.47 ± 0.03
0.89 ± 0.06
0.48 ± 0.02
0.83 ± 0.04
0.23
0.01
Right UF
 FA
 MD
0.38 ± 0.02
0.92 ± 0.04
0.39 ± 0.03
0.87 ± 0.05
0.28
0.01
Left UF
 FA
 MD
0.37 ± 0.03
0.88 ± 0.21
0.39 ± 0.03
0.90 ± 0.10
0.11
0.79
  1. Data expressed as mean (SD). P value was significant if < 0.05
  2. FA fractional anisotropy, MD mean diffusivity, DTI diffusion tensor imaging, FNX fornix, ATR anterior thalamic radiation, AF arcuate fasciculus, ILF inferior longitudinal fasciculus, IFOF inferior fronto-occipital fasciculus, UF uncinate fasiculus