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Table 2 Statistical analysis of ADCs for brain regions across the two anesthetic groups

From: Disparate volumetric fluid shifts across cerebral tissue compartments with two different anesthetics

  DEXM-I (N = 12) ISO (N = 12)      
Brain region ADC µm2/s Meana SE Meana SE Differenceb SE P value L95% U95%
Olfactory bulb Low ADC 720.7 37.3 848.1 37.3 − 127.450 52.834 0.025 − 237.021 − 17.879
Mid ADC 597.7 12.0 612.5 12.0 − 14.708 16.991 0.396 − 49.945 20.528
High ADC 420.6 8.8 431.6 8.8 − 11.092 12.490 0.384 − 36.994 14.810
Somatosensory cortex Low ADC 761.6 10.0 769.7 10.0 − 8.167 14.161 0.570 − 37.534 21.201
Mid ADC 655.7 4.6 663.7 4.6 − 8.000 6.472 0.229 − 21.421 5.421
High ADC 509.7 3.1 510.9 3.1 − 1.167 4.424 0.794 − 10.341 8.008
Cingulate cortex Low ADC 768.4 19.6 782.6 19.6 − 14.175 27.747 0.615 − 71.718 43.368
Mid ADC 667.2 6.6 663.8 6.6 3.383 9.358 0.721 − 16.024 22.791
High ADC 516.7 4.5 523.8 4.5 − 7.158 6.335 0.271 − 20.297 5.980
Ventral hippocampus Low ADC 830.8 24.0 857.3 24.0 − 26.467 33.882 0.262 − 96.734 43.801
Mid ADC 702.4 9.9 699.7 9.9 2.708 14.063 0.849 − 26.456 31.873
High ADC 528.0 7.0 539.4 7.0 − 11.4 9.896 0.262 − 31.922 9.122
  1. aData are presented as least square means and SE’s
  2. bLeast square mean differences compare DEXM-I vs. ISO groups for each ADC extracted from low-, mid- and high b-factor ranges