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Table 3 Mean values of DWI-ADC and DTI-FA and MD of different studied groups

From: Diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in differentiation between normal and abnormally thickened endometrium: prospective study

  Normal
No. = 24
Benign
No. = 21
Malignant
No. = 20
Test of significance Within-group comparison
DWI-ADC
[×10−3 mm2/s]
1.43 ± 0.13 1.56 ± 0.17 0.86 ± 0.16 F = 120.52
P < 0.001*
P1 = 0.006*
P2 < 0.001*
P3 < 0.001*
DTI-FA 0.349 ± 0.08 0.29 ± 0.09 0.299 ± 0.08 F = 3.26
P = 0.04*
P1 = 0.02*
P2 = 0.052
P3 = 0.76
DTI-ADC (MD)
[×10−3 mm2/s]
1.59 ± 0.06 1.37 ± 0.09 0.71 ± 0.25 F = 200.05
P < 0.001*
P1 < 0.001*
P2 < 0.001*
P3 < 0.001*
  1. F: one-way ANOVA test. P1: the difference between normal and benign lesions. P2: the difference between normal and malignant lesions. P3: the difference between benign and malignant lesions