Table 3:

Mean ADC values of the selected WM areas from CO intoxication in patients and controls

RegionMean ± SD, mm2s−1 × 10−12P*
Patients (n = 14)Control Subjects (n = 16)
Corpus callosum, genu1006.0 ± 117.1851.3 ± 59.9<.001*
Corpus callosum, splenium1336.0 ± 186.2784.1 ± 79.3.023*
Anterior limb internal capsule, L837.7 ± 73.1750.4 ± 47.9.001*
Anterior limb internal capsule, R839.4 ± 77.7731.1 ± 46.6<.001*
Posterior limb internal capsule, L771.9 ± 72.6686.3 ± 60.3.001*
Posterior limb internal capsule, R750.4 ± 33.6687.3 ± 50.2<.001*
Orbitofrontal, L942.1 ± 75.4838.9 ± 77.8.001*
Orbitofrontal, R949.3 ± 72.7878.8 ± 52.8.005*
High frontal, L852.1 ± 95.4731.3 ± 63.9<.001*
High frontal, R848.1 ± 105.0745.6 ± 53.8.005*
Parietal, L765.7 ± 72.2707.8 ± 54.3.018*
Parietal, R796.4 ± 74.2708.4 ± 55.3<.001*
Occipital, L825.2 ± 50.6750.4 ± 51.0<.001*
Occipital, R818.1 ± 57.9748.6 ± 70.7.007*
Temporal, L859.1 ± 80.1788.7 ± 49.1.006*
Temporal, R895.0 ± 44.8792.1 ± 59.2<.001*
All WM areas880.8 ± 123.3761.3 ± 38.6.001*
  • Note:—ADC indicates apparent diffusion coefficient.

  • * <.05 indicates significance.