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Table 3 All values are presented as mean ratios, Two-sample t-tests

From: Cortical GABA in migraine with aura -an ultrashort echo magnetic resonance spectroscopy study

Group DescriptivesOccipitalSomatosensory
MetaboliteGrouppMeanSDpMeanSD
GABA (water)Control0.2831.8910.2840.5921.5970.183
MWA1.7800.2711.6380.225
GABA/Cr + PCrControl0.7440.3050.0540.3050.2700.038
MWA0.2980.0550.2860.045
GABA/NAA + NAAGControl0.4410.1730.0240.9790.1690.017
MWA0.1650.0330.1690.020
Glx (water)Control0.1077.9910.7040.4387.3620.548
MWA7.6460.3457.5360.662
Glx/Cr + PCrControl0.8511.2710.0940.1111.2440.105
MWA1.2780.0971.3140.129
Asp (water)Control0.7102.6750.3390.7901.9030.225
MWA2.7180.2901.9230.175
Asp/Cr + PCrControl0.1160.4290.0450.2060.3210.032
MWA0.4520.0320.3350.028
Cr + PCr (water)Control0.1316.2410.3690.1345.9370.388
MWA6.0090.4465.7470.264
Ins (Water)Control0.2204.3490.5580.0654.5880.389
MWA4.1130.4594.3070.413
Ins/Cr + PCrControl0.2970.7450.2000.4400.7740.064
MWA0.6850.0710.7520.092
NAA + NAAG (water)Control0.82810.9460.7250.1589.4600.399
MWA10.8880.7389.7120.550
NAA + NAAG/Cr + PCrControl0.012*1.7420.0900.015**1.5980.089
MWA1.8340.0981.6930.111
  1. Student’s t-test (p-values)
  2. * P = 0.012, ** P = 0.015 comparing migraine patients to healthy subjects, both considered non-significant after Bonferroni correction
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