Table 1

Mean (SD) CBF values (ml/min/100 g) in the two groups

Region Leukoaraiosis (n=8) Controls (n=9) p Value
Mean WM13.40 (4.87)21.74 (3.53) 0.002
Mean GM39.76 (8.38)40.70 (10.92)0.85
Mean anterior WM13.65 (5.93)20.74 (3.42) 0.01
Mean posterior WM11.79 (4.67)19.81 (4.61) 0.003
Mean superior WM14.75 (4.64)24.66 (4.24) 0.000
Mean frontal GM41.85 (10.67)45.59 (12.23)0.51
Mean parietal GM40.63 (8.63)42.12 (11.78)0.77
Mean occipital GM36.81 (7.08)34.38 (9.47)0.55
Mean basal ganglia44.57 (11.12)52.11 (16.40)0.28
  • WM=White matter; GM=grey matter. Significant differences are highlighted in bold. A significance level of 0.01 has been used in view of the multiple comparisons made.