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Table 4 Comparison of DWI indices in tumor histopathological findings

From: Diffusion-weighted imaging for identifying patients at high risk of tumor recurrence following liver transplantation

 Favorable tumorUnfavorable tumoraPMVI (−)MVI (+)P
ADCmin1.00 ± 0.260.83 ± 0.060.0041.03 ± 0.230.83 ± 0.240.041
ADCmean1.46 ± 0.311.32 ± 0.180.3011.42 ± 0.321.47 ± 0.220.686
DWIT/L1.37 ± 0.391.53 ± 0.380.3591.39 ± 0.401.41 ± 0.390.942
  1. Data are presented as numbers or mean ± SD
  2. ADC Apparent diffusion coefficient, DWI Tumor-to-liver diffusion weighted imaging ratio, MVI Microvascular invasion
  3. aGrade 3–4 HCC, I-CC and cHCC-CC