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Table 1 Regional BP ND values among MS patients and healthy controls

From: In vivo TSPO imaging in patients with multiple sclerosis: a brain PET study with [18F]FEDAA1106

Region Six MS naive Three MS treatment (+) Five HC
Mean Min Max Mean Min Max Mean Min Max
Whole gray matter 4.1 3.2 5.3 3.7 2.8 5.0 4.9 2.4 8.9
ACC 4.5 2.7 7.1 3.4 2.1 5.5 5.8 2.5 13.5
Caudate 3.7 2.1 4.7 3.5 2.7 4.8 5.1 2.1 9.5
Putamen 4.1 3.2 5.2 3.6 2.2 4.9 4.3 2.1 8.2
Thalamus 4.5 3.4 5.9 5.2 2.8 8.8 6.1 2.4 13.9
Cerebellum 4.2 3.2 5.1 3.7 2.9 4.9 4.9 2.4 9.1
Frontal cortex 4.2 3.3 5.6 4.0 2.9 5.4 5.1 2.6 8.9
Hippocampus 4.5 3.1 6.9 5.1 2.0 9.2 5.2 3.1 9.8
Insular cortex 4.0 3.2 4.9 4.1 2.9 5.3 4.6 2.2 8.5
Lateral temporal cortex 4.3 3.1 5.6 3.9 2.9 5.0 5.1 2.7 9.4
Midbrain 6.4 3.0 14.0 6.6 2.5 13.0 5.5 2.9 11.7
Occipital cortex 3.8 3.0 4.6 3.4 2.5 4.5 4.4 2.5 7.0
Orbitofrontal cortex 5.4 3.2 12.2 4.0 2.8 5.3 5.1 2.8 9.1
Parietal cortex 4.0 3.2 5.2 3.7 2.9 4.5 4.7 2.6 7.7
PCC 4.3 2.5 6.3 4.4 2.4 8.0 5.4 2.7 8.4
Pons 4.5 3.4 6.0 4.4 2.4 8.0 6.0 3.9 11.7
  1. There was no significant difference of the BPND values in any region among the three groups.