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Table 2 Analysis of 4–6 Hz band oscillatory neurons and tremor related oscillatory neurons in the basal ganglia nuclei and the Vop and Vim of thalamus

From: Properties of oscillatory neuronal activity in the basal ganglia and thalamus in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Patient Oscillatory neurons
(number)
4–6 Hz band oscillatory neurons
(number)
Tremor related oscillatory neurons
Number
(percentage)
Range of coherent efficiency Mean coherent efficiency
(±SD)
STN (n = 11) 52 30 12/30 (40.0%) 0.45~ 0.85 0.68 ± 0.12
GPi (n = 9) 40 23 6/23 (26.1%) 0.5~ 0.9 0.73 ± 0.14
Vop/Vim (n = 9) 33/25 29/21 14/29 (48.3%)*,#
/11/21 (52.4%)*,#
0.45~ 0.95
/0.55~ 0.95
0.75 ± 0.18
/0.82 ± 0.14
  1. STN: subthalamic nucleus, GPi: globus pallidus internus; Vop: ventral oral posterior of thalamus; Vim: ventral intermediate of thalamus; *: STN tremor related oscillatory neurons: compared to Vim, and Vop, p < 0.05; # GPi compared to Vop and Vim, p < 0.05; &: STN compared to Vim, p < 0.05