Table 2:

Pearson correlation coefficient between DTI-derived metrics (FA and MD) and clinical and MR imaging metrics

All MS (n = 24)Patients with RRMS (n = 13)Patients with SP (n = 11)
FAMDFAMDFAMD
DD0.2910.1320.1870.060.638*0.018
EDSS0.1740.3510.1930.748*0.545−0.475
EDSS-motor0.2870.468*0.3960.683*0.340−0.049
EDSS-sens0.0870.317−0.0190.5350.286−0.328
PASAT−0.042−0.434*−0.235−0.5020.400−0.122
T1LV0.3210.584*0.3180.5340.3250.804*
T2LV0.481*0.582*0.5440.562*0.4390.784*
BPF−0.093−0.458*−0.293−0.5210.208−0.292
  • Note:—All MS indicates all patients with multiple sclerosis.

  • * Correlations at a significance level of .05. FA values are dimensionless; MD values are given in mm2/s × 10−3.