Table 4

Comparison of brain activation of visual stimuli v oesophageal stimuli during the divided attention task

Cerebral regionSidexyzBASizeCondition
Side: left (L) or right (R); stereotaxic coordinates (x, y, z); BA, Brodmann area; number of voxels (size) are shown.
Posterior cingulate gyrusR7−6393144visual
Primary visual cortexR15−86−71827visual
Parietal precuneusL−7−7342720visual
Middle temporal gyrusL−47−33−22120visual
Anterior cingulate gyrusR77423216oesophageal
Fusiform gyrusL−32−33−131816oesophageal
CerebellumR25−56−1815oesophageal
Fusiform gyrusL−32−33−181814oesophageal
Superior temporal gyrusR4010−134714oesophageal
Anterior-mid cingulate gyrusR710372413oesophageal
Posterior cingulate gyrusR28−63263112visual
PutamenR170412oesophageal
Primary visual cortexR17−5041811visual
Corpus striatumR1501511oesophageal
Primary visual cortexL−11−73−71811visual
PutamenR150911oesophageal
Posterior cingulate gyrusL−4−43263111oesophageal
Primary visual cortexR28−80−21811visual
Middle temporal gyrusL−53−20−72110visual
Medial frontal lobeR11173110oesophageal
Primary visual cortex V1R17−86−131710visual
Insular cortexR477410oesophageal
Primary visual cortexR21−52−21910visual
HippocampusL−40−39−79oesophageal
Premotor cortexR43−42669oesophageal