Table 3

Correlations between DWI and structural measures of tract degeneration

Correlations (r)
Structural LIStructural LIDWI-FA LI
NDWI-FA LIFA damaged tractFA damaged tract
All patients
 All 250.36*−0.16−0.67**
 Acquired patients160.43*−0.19−0.68**
 Congenital patients90.26−0.12−0.54 (p=0.07)
Occipital patients
 All140.38 (p=0.11)−0.15−0.79
 Acquired patients80.50 (p=0.10)−0.21−0.87
 Congenital patients60.39−0.07−0.35
  • *p<0.05.

  • **p<0.005, Pearson correlation.

  • FA, fractional anisotropy; LI, laterality index.