Table 2:

Lesion-wise analysis in patients with MS: total lesion detection and mean lesion count per patienta

3D-DIR (mean)3D-FLAIR (mean)2D-T2WI (mean)3D-T1WI (mean)
PV692 (18.7 ± 16.5)594 (16.1 ± 13.5)584 (15.8 ± 16.8)621 (16.8 ± 16.7)
DWM1162 (31.4 ± 32.3)1197 (32.4 ± 27.3)1323 (35.8 ± 34.2)1109 (30.0 ± 34.6)
JC728 (19.7 ± 29.7)814 (22.0 ± 29.4)414 (11.2 ± 16.8)853 (23.1 ± 30.1)
Total WM2582 (69.8 ± 7.1)2605 (70.4 ± 8.2)2321 (62.7 ± 13.1)2583 (69.8 ± 6.6)
Mixed72 (1.9 ± 3.0)178 (4.8 ± 7.9)82 (2.2 ± 3.8)52 (1.4 ± 1.9)
IC43 (1.2 ± 2.4)39 (1.1 ± 2.7)34 (0.9 ± 1.9)15 (0.4 ± 0.9)
Total cortical GM115 (3.1 ± 0.6)217 (5.9 ± 2.7)116 (3.1 ± 0.9)67 (1.8 ± 0.7)
Total WM+GM2697 (72.9 ± 12.9)2822 (76.3 ± 12.7)2437 (65.9 ± 14.1)2650 (71.6 ± 13.1)
  • Note:—DWM indicates deep white matter; IC, intracortical; JC, juxtacortical; PV, periventricular.

  • a Data represent numbers of detected lesions per anatomic region.