Table 3.

Patients with MS by clinical subtype vs normal controls subjects

ParameterPatients, 10−6 mm2/secp Value
* SP vs normal.
† RR vs normal.
ADCave = average of apparent diffusion coefficients; NS = not significant; SP = secondary progressive; RR = relapsing–remitting.
SP patients
Mean ADCave value (whole brain)1,044 ± 64.3<0.0001*
Peak location850 ± 33.3<0.0001*
Peak height65.4 ± 9.60.001*
RR patients
Mean ADCave value (whole brain)967 ± 45.20.059 (NS)
Peak location785 ± 33.30.102 (NS)
Peak height82.6 ± 12.00.229 (NS)