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Table 5 Comparison of FA, ADC and MD in differentiating endometrioid adenocarcinoma grades

From: Use of diffusion-weighted imaging and diffusion tensor imaging in assessment of myometrial invasion in patients of endometrial carcinoma and its correlation with histopathological grading (Prospective study)

  Grade 1
N = 18
Grade 2
N = 10
Grade 3
N = 11
Test of significance P1 P2 P3
DT-FA 0.463 ± 0.085 0.296 ± 0.058 0.225 ± 0.042  < 0.001*  < 0.001*  < 0.001* 0.025*
DT-MD 1.042 ± 0.16 0.861 ± 0.12 0.731 ± 0.094  < 0.001* 0.002*  < 0.001* 0.035*
DW-ADC 1.03 ± 0.12 0.892 ± 0.062 0.824 ± 0.072  < 0.001* 0.001*  < 0.001* 0.049*
  1. F = One Way ANOVA test, P: probability, *statistically significant if P < 0.05
  2. P1: difference between grade 1 and grade 2, P2: difference between grade 1 and 3, P3: difference between grade 2 and 3
  3. Parameters described as mean ± SD