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Table 7 Comparison between different MRI sequences (T2, Flair and DIR) among studied 40 MS patients versus controls as regarding detection rate of cortical grey matter lesions

From: Diagnostic accuracy of double inversion recovery (DIR) in detection of cortical gray matter lesions in patients with MS

Variable DIR Flair T2 Control P value versus Control
DIR FLAIR T2
Cortical grey matter lesions
No 16(40%) 20(50%) 31(77.5%) 20(100%)  < 0.001*  < 0.001* 0.023*
Yes 24(60%) 20(50%) 9(22.5%) 0(0%)    
  1. Significant level at P value < 0.0