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Table 3 Comparison of clinicopathologic characteristics and ADC value between T2WI scores in transition zone prostate cancer

From: In prostatic transition zone lesions (PI-RADS v2.1): which subgroup should be biopsied?

  T2WI score 2 (n = 12) T2WI score 3 (n = 47) T2WI score 4 (n = 7) T2WI score 5 (n = 12)
DWI 1, 2, 3 DWI 1, 2, 3 DWI 4 DWI 5 DWI 1, 2, 3 DWI 4 DWI 5
Modified PI-RADS category Category 2 Category 3A Category 3B Category 4 Category 4 Category 4 Category 5
Lesion number 12 34 10 3 1 6 12
Characteristics        
Benign 12 31 0 0 0 0 0
Malignant 0 3 10 3 1 6 12
Extracapsular extension        
Positive 0 0 2 3 0 1 11
Negative 12 34 8 0 1 5 1
Gleason score        
6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 2 10 3 0 5 9
8-9 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
ADC value 1.147 ± 0.140 1.098 ± 0.146 0.934 ± 0.158 0.821 ± 0.091 1.001 0.874 ± 0.126 0.697 ± 0.122
  1. DWI diffusion-weighted image, ADC apparent diffusion coefficient