Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Cerebral Targeting of Acupuncture at Combined Acupoints in Treating Essential Hypertension: An Rs-fMRI Study and Curative Effect Evidence

Table 6

The comparison of changes of brain regions among 3 groups after treatment.

Number of voxels HemiBrain areasBrodmann areaT (peak intensity) Peak MNI coordinate

Group A versus group B
739RPrecuneus, median cingulate and paracingulate gyrus7, 314.848612−48−36
539RPostcentral gyrus, paracentral lobule3, 5−5.54515−3972

Group A versus group C
120RSuperior and middle frontal gyrus9, 463.5548214248
98RMedial superior frontal gyrus103.6219−96018

Group B versus group C
377RMiddle frontal gyrus in orbital part465.57294551−9
496RSuperior and middle occipital gyrus18, 19−4.342421−7818
325RParacentral lobule4−4.04110−3069