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Table 4 FA and MD parameters for NAMW and arcuate fasciculus

From: Combination of diffusion tensor and functional magnetic resonance imaging during recovery from the vegetative state

    Patient 1stscan Patient 2ndscan Controls range
NAWM FA Mean 3.5 × 10-1 3.4 × 10-1 3.1-3.6 × 10-1
   Peak position 3.3 × 10-1 2.9 × 10-1 1.3-3.6 × 10-1
   Peak height 1.0 × 10-2 1.0 × 10-2 1.0-1.1 × 10-2
  MD Mean 8.5 × 10-4 8.4 × 10-4 7.7-8.6 × 10-4
   Peak position 7.6 × 10-4 8.2 × 10-4 7.2-7.9 × 10-4
   Peak height 2.7 × 10-2 2.5 × 10-2 2.9-4.3 × 10-2
Arcuate fascicle FA Mean 3.6 × 10-1 3.7 × 10-1 3.8-4.3 × 10-1
  MD Mean 8.1 × 10-4 8.0 × 10-4 7.0-8.1 × 10-4
  1. NAWM = normal-appearing white matter; FA = fractional anisotropy values; MD = mean diffusivity values (mm2/s).