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Table 4 Areas of brain showing increased metabolism in PET CT scan corresponding to the functional improvements in ten patients

From: Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell transplantation in patients with chronic traumatic brain injury- a clinical study

Patients Area of the brain showing improved metabolism Symptomatic improvement
1 Temporal, parietal lobe, left mesial temporal, bilateral cingulate, amygdala, cerebellum, basal ganglia Emotion, attention, cognition, memory, coordination, balance, voluntary motor control, learning, cognition, speech, memory
2 Cerebellum, thalamus, occipital lobe and basal ganglia coordination, balance, voluntary motor control, learning, Vision and perception, Motor control, sensory functions
3 Frontal lobes, parietal lobes, l occipital lobes. Vision and perception, Planning, Long term memory, emotions, speech, problem solving, Movement, orientation
4 Parieto-Occipital Areas Cognition, speech, sensation, orientation and visual perception
5 Cingulate Gyri, Amygdala, Frontal, temporal lobe Emotional responses, memory, attention, Planning, Long term memory, emotions, speech, problem solving
6 Basal ganglia, temporal cortex, cerebellum, bilateral thalamus Coordination, balance, voluntary motor control, learning, Motor control, sensory functions
7 Cerebellum, basal ganglia Coordination, balance, voluntary motor control, learning, Motor control
8 Bilateral cerebellum, right frontal, parietal, temporal and occipital cortex, right basal ganglia and right thalamus Emotion, attention, cognition, memory, co-ordination, balance, voluntary motor control, learning, cognition, speech, memory, sensory functions
9 Bilateral cerebellum, vermis, cingulate regions, Right Superior parietal gyrus Voluntary movements, posture, balance, attention span, cognition, emotional response
10 Cingulate cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum Emotional responses, memory, problem solving, co-ordination, balance, voluntary motor control,