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Table 3 Comparison between patients and control groups as regards segmental brain volumetry (mm3) and thickness (mm) parameters

From: A volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study in migraine

  Patients group (n = 25) Control group (n = 25) Independent t-test
Mean SD Mean SD t P-value
Brain stem volume 18,889.66 2076.85 21,542.80 3296.72 − 3.405 0.001**
Left cerebellar volume 59,733.59 5961.32 69,882.37 9922.14 − 4.384  < 0.001**
Right cerebellar volume 59,593.91 5603.56 70,001.30 9866.33 − 4.586  < 0.001**
Left caudate and putamen 7863.20 999.08 8732.90 843.12 − 3.326 0.002*
Right caudate and putamen 7948.74 949.98 8883.68 909.17 − 3.555 0.001**
Left thalamus volume 7006.94 821.16 8458.20 985.53 − 5.657  < 0.001**
Right thalamus volume 6667.95 677.12 8185.10 1148.66 − 5.689  < 0.001**
Left hippocampus volume 3562.09 416.73 4167.36 438.15 − 5.005  < 0.001**
Right hippocampus volume 3712.36 424.28 4306.22 503.63 − 4.509  < 0.001**
Left amygdala volume 1306.73 178.70 1611.09 199.97 − 5.675  < 0.001**
Right amygdala volume 1435.52 262.29 1838.46 240.20 − 5.665  < 0.001**
Left cingulate thickness 2.55 0.14 2.55 0.14 − 0.117 0.908
Right cingulate thickness 2.53 0.16 2.58 0.15 − 1.093 0.280
Left frontal lobe thickness 2.60 0.16 2.57 0.16 0.717 0.477
Right frontal lobe thickness 2.57 0.16 2.57 0.15 0.091 0.928
Right postcentral thickness 2.02 0.13 2.05 0.13 − 0.912 0.366
Left postcentral thickness 2.03 0.13 2.08 0.13 − 1.331 0.189
 Right superior parietal thickness 2.12 0.15 2.17 0.16 − 1.107 0.274
 Left superior parietal thickness 2.15 0.14 2.17 0.16 − 0.445 0.658
  1. *p-value< 0.05 significant
  2. **p-value < 0.001 highly significant