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Table 3 Magnetic resonance imaging–diffusion tensor imaging mean diffusivity changes before and after hyperbaric oxygen therapy

From: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for long coronavirus disease-19: a case report

Brain region Pre-HBOT Post-HBOT Change in %
Medial lemniscus R 1.3 1.24 4.72
Superior longitudinal fasciculus L 0.76 0.73 4.61
Medial lemniscus L 1.23 1.18 4.34
Superior corona radiata L 0.77 0.74 3.18
Superior fronto-occipital fasciculus L 0.75 0.72 3.14
Sagittal stratum L 0.83 0.81 2.51
Pontine crossing tract 0.76 0.75 2.35
Fornix L 1.01 0.99 2.06
  1. Mean diffusivity (MD) is a measure used to evaluate white matter fiber density. A lower value of MD indicates a higher density.
  2. DTI diffusion tensor imaging