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Table 2 T2WI-based size estimate and DTI parameters (ADC and FA value) of different chick brain subdivisions (telencephalon, optic lobe, cerebellum, and brain stem) in radiation and control groups

From: Social behavioral testing and brain magnetic resonance imaging in chicks exposed to mobile phone radiation during development

Brain region Area (cm2) ADC 10-3 (mm2/s) FA
Radiation Control Radiation Control Radiation Control
Telencephalon 36.67 ± 1.75 37.29 ± 2.18 1.174 ± 0.370 1.343 ± 0.435 0.302 ± 0.048 0.353 ± 0.038
Optic lobe 15.68 ± 1.07 16.34 ± 1.09 1.125 ± 0.254 1.193 ± 0.200 0.243 ± 0.041 0.236 ± 0.033
Cerebellum 28.40 ± 1.95* 29.95 ± 1.41* 0.964 ± 0.251 0.837 ± 0.313 0.223 ± 0.040 0.219 ± 0.037
Brain stem 16.75 ± 1.13 16.89 ± 0.99 1.244 ± 0.284 1.403 ± 0.280 0.208 ± 0.039 0.212 ± 0.028
  1. DTI diffused tensor imaging, ADC apparent diffusion coefficient, FA fractional anisotropy
  2. * P < 0.05