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Table 2 NAA/Cr in basal ganglia, white matter, and grey matter according to seizures control

From: Diagnostic and prognostic role of proton single-voxel spectroscopy (SVS) in non-lesional epilepsy pediatric patients: prospective controlled study

  Intractable (n = 8) Non-intractable (n = 42)  
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD P value
In basal ganglion 1.39 ± 0.12 1.67 ± 0.31 0.005*
In white matter 1.69 ± 0.21 1.89 ± 0.34 0.043*
In grey matter 1.67 ± 0.18 1.87 ± 0.29 0.06**
  1. *Significant, **borderline significant