Table 1. Summary of GluCEST findings in nonlesional patients with TLE.

Comparisons are made between regions ipsilateral and contralateral to seizure onset.

Bilateral regions testedTwo-sample paired t test
for means, comparing
ipsilateral versus contralateral
GluCEST values ipsilateral
(%), range of values
GluCEST values contralateral
(%), range of values
Ipsilateral-contralateral
(%), range of values
HippocampiP = 0.011* (one-tailed)8.69–11.167.41–10.320.46 to 1.28
Hippocampal headsP = 0.03*9.06–12.367.59–10.87−0.02 to 1.53
Hippocampal tailsP = 0.118.41–10.157.24–10.53−0.38 to 1.17
HemispheresP = 0.197.47–7.826.49–7.97−0.50 to 0.98
Hemispheres excluding
occipital lobe
P = 0.118.28–9.497.90–9.24−0.09 to 0.73

*Significant with P < 0.05; n = 4.