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Table 5 Brain regions significantly activated during 50 ml rectal balloon distention in both groups

From: Brain regions involved in moxibustion-induced analgesia in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study

  Moxibustion Group (n = 15) Control Group (n = 13)
Before Treatment After Treatment Before Treatment After Treatment
XYZ BA T P X Y Z BA T P XYZ BA T P X Y Z BA T P
Prefrontal Cortex None −20 64 -12 ---- 5.11 0 None −38 38 -16 ---- 5.64 0.001
−20 60 -20 11 4.9 0 −28 28 -20 ---- 4.13 0.001
6 36 30 9 4.49 0.004 −36 14 36 9 5.87 0.002
14 22 60 6 3.56 0.997     
Anterior Cingulate Cortex None None None −2 -42 30 31 5.36 0.002
−6 -52 8 30 4.79 0.002