Table 2:

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

RegionMean ± SD, × 10−3P*
Patients (n = 14)Control Subjects (n = 16)
Corpus callosum, genu614.3 ± 97.5750.6 ± 40.2<.001*
Corpus callosum, splenium725.7 ± 10.8791.3 ± 58.0.044*
Anterior limb internal capsule, L536.4 ± 12.6563.8 ± 54.8.461
Anterior limb internal capsule, R530.7 ± 82.5573.8 ± 32.6.085
Posterior limb internal capsule, L627.9 ± 46.4655.0 ± 59.9.181
Posterior limb internal capsule, R621.4 ± 46.9651.3 ± 41.8.086
Orbitofrontal, L343.6 ± 71.3438.1 ± 43.1<.001*
Orbitofrontal, R357.9 ± 75.2435.6 ± 36.7.002*
High frontal, L322.8 ± 60.0411.3 ± 38.8<.001*
High frontal, R312.2 ± 46.5408.1 ± 22.2<.001*
Parietal, L380.9 ± 80.8456.9 ± 46.4<.001*
Parietal, R361.2 ± 66.8465.0 ± 38.1<.001*
Occipital, L406.4 ± 66.6442.5 ± 42.7.063
Occipital, R409.3 ± 63.3446.9 ± 61.3.110
Temporal, L383.6 ± 63.6432.5 ± 52.1.028*
Temporal, R346.4 ± 67.1431.3 ± 44.4<.001*
All WM areas456.2 ± 39.7522.1 ± 17.8<.001*
  • Note:—L indicates left; R, right; FA, fractional anisotropy; WM, white matter; CO, carbon monoxide.

  • * <.05 indicates significance.