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Table 5 Regional values in the healthy brain from the literature

From: Non-local means based Rician noise filtering for diffusion tensor and kurtosis imaging in human brain and spinal cord

Region References Number of directions (DIR), b-values (ms/μm2) Voxel size (mm3) MK RK MD (mm2/s) FA RD (mm2/s)
PUT [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 0.67 ± 0.08 0.61 ± 0.08 0.79 ± 0.03 0.15 ± 0.02 0.73 ± 0.03
PUT [55] 50 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 1.9 × 1.9 × 5 0.77 ± 0.01 0.85 ± 0.01 1.72 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.01 1.57 ± 0.03
GP [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.06 ± 0.08 1.05 ± 0.10 0.86 ± 0.08 0.27 ± 0.04 0.74 ± 0.06
GP (Left)
GP (Right)
[56] 60 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2800) 2.2 × 2.2 × 2.2 1.76 ± 0.15
1.85 ± 0.17
CC (genu) [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.06 ± 0.11 2.07 ± 0.45 0.93 ± 0.06 0.80 ± 0.04 0.36 ± 0.07
CC (genu) [55] 50 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 1.9 × 1.9 × 5 0.90 ± 0.05 0.90 ± 0.07 1.82 ± 0.08 0.70 ± 0.05 1.04 ± 0.07
CC (genu) [83] 64 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 2.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 0.94 ± 0.07 1.38 ± 0.12 0.44 ± 0.04
CC (splenium) [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.32 ± 0.09 2.72 ± 0.41 0.89 ± 0.09 0.83 ± 0.03 0.31 ± 0.07
CC (splenium) [55] 50 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 1.9 × 1.9 × 5 1.07 ± 0.08 1.05 ± 0.07 1.70 ± 0.06 0.76 ± 0.04 0.87 ± 0.03
CC (splenium) [83] 64 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 2.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 1.14 ± 0.09 1.17 ± 0.10 0.54 ± 0.05
IC [84] 15 DIR, 6 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500) 2 × 2 × 2 1.05 ± 0.08 0.84 ± 0.03
IC (Left)
IC (Right)
[56] 60 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2800) 2.2 × 2.2 × 2.2 1.45 ± 0.06
1.49 ± 0.07
ALIC [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.04 ± 0.10 1.60 ± 0.28 0.87 ± 0.05 0.60 ± 0.04 0.53 ± 0.05
PLIC [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.23 ± 0.09 2.04 ± 0.23 0.89 ± 0.09 0.71 ± 0.04 0.45 ± 0.07
EC [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 0.81 ± 0.05 1.02 ± 0.09 0.90 ± 0.05 0.41 ± 0.03 0.70 ± 0.04
EC [55] 50 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 1.9 × 1.9 × 5 0.85 ± 0.01 0.93 ± 0.05 1.73 ± 0.19 0.38 ± 0.03 1.28 ± 0.03
Cg [54] 15 DIR, 5 b-values (0, 500, 1000, 2500, 2750) 2 × 2 × 2 1.07 ± 0.07 1.85 ± 0.26 0.86 ± 0.07 0.66 ± 0.06 0.48 ± 0.08
Cg [55] 50 DIR, 3 b-values (0, 1000, 2000) 1.9 × 1.9 × 5 0.94 ± 0.03 0.96 ± 0.07 1.64 ± 0.05 0.55 ± 0.05 1.08 ± 0.05
  1. PUT, putamen; GP, globus pallidus; CC, corpus callosum; IC, internal capsule; ALIC, anterior limb of IC; PLIC, posterior limb of IC; EC, external capsule; Cg, cingulum