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Table 2 Comparison among Meniere disease patients, control group, and histological sections at the same section level

From: Imaging of the saccule for the diagnosis of endolymphatic hydrops in Meniere disease, using a three-dimensional T2-weighted steady state free precession sequence: accurate, fast, and without contrast material intravenous injection

  Meniere disease patients (n = 62) Control group (n = 60) Histological sections
Visibility of the saccule Visible in 57 (92%)
Not visible in 5 (8%)
Visible in 60 (100%) Visible in 100%
Reference section
Radiological hydrops Present in 52 (84%) Not applicable Not applicable
Height
Height mean ± SD (range)
Increased in 45 (86%)
1.68 ± 0.24 mm (1.20–2.30)

1.4 mm ± 0.10 (1.10–1.60 mm)
1.6 mm
Width

Width mean ± SD (range)
Increased in 23 (44%)
Isolated increase in 2 (4%)
1.30 ± 0.21 mm (1.10–1.70)
Not applicable

1.20 ± 0.13 mm (0.9–1.40 mm)
Not applicable

0.9 mm
Bilateral involvement Present in 19 (35%) Not applicable Not applicable