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Table 5 Summary of difference in glucose metabolic uptake values in brain regions between epilepsy with depression group and epilepsy without depression group

From: A PET imaging study of the brain changes of glucose metabolism in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and depressive disorder

Brain regions x y z Number of voxels Z value P
TLE with depression < 
TLE without depression
 Top of inferior frontal gyrus of left inferior frontal lobe 44 48 14 463 3.62  < 0.001
 Left inferior frontal gyrus 42 − 12 − 42 154 3.16  < 0.001
 Left temporal lobe 62 − 2 − 10 778 3.03 0.001
 Left fusiform gyrus 64 − 40 − 16 82 2.95 0.002
TLE with depression > 
TLE without depression
 Left inferior frontal gyrus 42 14 30 118 3.37  < 0.001
 Right visual joint cortex − 28 − 80 12 78 2.69 0.004
 Right visual joint cortex − 16 − 72 − 10 51 2.67 0.004
 Right superior posterior -
cingulate cortex
− 12 − 48 38 38 2.67 0.004
 Right prefrontal lobe − 24 20 42 39 2.62 0.004
 Right secondary somato-
sensory cortex
− 64 − 38 26 49 2.58 0.005