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Research Article

The Effects of Acupuncture Stimulation for Brain Activation and Alcohol Abstinence Self-Efficacy: Functional MRI Study

Table 2

Significant brain activation area for acupuncture stimulation relative to rest block.

Brain regionBrodmann area Peak MNI coordinatesPeak
Number of voxels

HT 7 group: acupuncture stimulation-rest contrast
 Postcentral gyrus162425.82496
 Inferior parietal lobule4060324.68c
 Inferior frontal gyrus47303005.39160
 Postcentral gyrus14.82481
 Inferior parietal lobule404.81c
 Inferior frontal gyrus1326104.4030

LI5 group: acupuncture stimulation-rest contrast
 Inferior parietal lobule4060464.1434

value is uncorrected at . a: anterior lobe; b: posterior lobe; c: an activation area that belongs to the cluster listed in above.
HT7: experimental acupoint. LI5: control acupoint.

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