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Table 2 Differences in the individual thalamic nuclei volumes between patients with migraine and healthy controls

From: Alterations of individual thalamic nuclei volumes in patients with migraine

 Patients with migraineHealthy controls   
Thalamic nucleusMean, %SD, %Mean, %SD, %p-value
Lt. whole thalamus0.472800.045500.459700.061090.2997
Rt. whole thalamus0.452300.041830.435600.053350.1406
Anterior group
 Lt. anteroventral0.009220.001160.008340.001630.0098
 Rt. anteroventral0.009850.001260.008640.00135*0.0002
Lateral group
 Lt. laterodorsal0.002040.000530.001690.000500.0040
 Rt. laterodorsal0.002010.000460.001650.000640.0069
 Lt. lateral posterior0.009120.001190.008180.001340.0021
 Rt. lateral posterior0.008740.001050.007900.001510.0076
Ventral group
 Lt. ventral anterior0.027420.002610.025880.003800.0470
 Rt. ventral anterior0.026920.002360.025570.003190.0425
 Lt. ventral anterior magnocellular0.002370.000260.002190.000340.0117
 Rt. ventral anterior magnocellular0.002380.000230.002220.000330.0242
 Lt. ventral lateral anterior0.046590.005130.044920.006270.2156
 Rt. ventral lateral anterior0.044390.004030.044120.005570.8104
 Lt. ventral lateral posterior0.063290.007480.061840.008730.4459
 Rt. ventral lateral posterior0.059910.005950.059420.008110.7722
 Lt. ventral posterolateral0.070740.008090.069680.010770.6367
 Rt. ventral posterolateral0.067380.007430.064480.009920.1610
 Lt. ventromedial0.001610.000180.001630.000260.6798
 Rt. ventromedial0.001640.000190.001660.000280.7851
Intralaminar group
 Lt. central medial0.004610.000490.004330.000760.0641
 Rt. central medial0.004740.000560.004410.000690.0306
 Lt. central lateral0.002530.000570.002270.000560.0554
 Rt. central lateral0.002660.000580.002310.000590.0128
 Lt. paracentral0.000250.000030.000250.000050.8959
 Rt. paracentral0.000250.000030.000240.000040.7118
 Lt. centromedian0.017520.001870.017540.002570.9710
 Rt. centromedian0.017220.002230.017430.002380.6950
 Lt. parafasicular0.003600.000560.004380.00067*< 0.0001
 Rt. parafasicular0.003590.000690.004350.00057*< 0.0001
Medial group
 Lt. paratenial0.000510.000060.000480.000070.0619
 Rt. paratenial0.000480.000060.000450.000070.0501
 Lt. medial ventral0.000840.000110.000760.000130.0021
 Rt. medial ventral0.000820.000120.000720.000140.0018
 Lt. mediodorsal medial magnocellular0.052980.006330.049990.007600.0703
 Rt. mediodorsal medial magnocellular0.051600.005730.047930.006810.0146
 Lt. mediodorsal lateral parvocellular0.018310.002410.017370.002630.1143
 Rt. mediodorsal lateral parvocellular0.018270.002380.016750.002320.0066
Posterior group
 Lt. lateral geniculate0.014740.002130.013420.002180.0099
 Rt. lateral geniculate0.014190.001970.013300.001510.0304
 Lt. medial geniculate0.009390.001160.007690.00133*< 0.0001
 Rt. medial geniculate0.009290.001320.008230.00121*0.0005
 Lt. suprageniculate0.000950.000200.000770.000190.0001
 Rt. suprageniculate0.000980.000170.000870.000190.0130
 Lt. pulvinar anterior0.015480.001820.015370.002260.8224
 Rt. pulvinar anterior0.014420.001550.013850.001790.1446
 Lt. pulvinar medial0.073700.008230.073470.010330.9174
 Rt. pulvinar medial0.067540.008010.065530.008280.2895
 Lt. pulvinar lateral0.011310.001490.012800.002620.0041
 Rt. pulvinar lateral0.010090.001270.010610.001730.1460
 Lt. pulvinar inferior0.013690.001780.014420.002120.1103
 Rt. pulvinar inferior0.012940.001870.012980.001860.9264
  1. SD standard deviation, Lt left, Rt: right
  2. *p < 0.001
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