TABLE 5

Comparison of Regional Brain Volumes According to Weight Recovery

Brain RegionMean ± SD, Volume per mLANOVA, PEffect Size (Cohen's d)
Low-weight AN (n = 12)Weight-Recovered AN (n = 48)Control (n = 37)1 vs 32 vs 31 vs 2
Third ventricle2.1 ± 0.42.0 ± 0.41.8 ± 0.5.050.640.430.30
Lateral ventriclesa17.0 ± 6.614.9 ± 5.212.7 ± 5.4.040.750.410.38
Temporal hornsb3.6 ± 1.83.1 ± 0.92.7 ± 0.8.030.790.450.46
Hippocampib7.2 ± 0.77.1 ± 0.87.3 ± 0.9.43−0.16−0.290.13
  • Compared with control subjects, low-weight AN has greater lateral ventricle volumes (P = .05), and temporal horn volumes (P = .03) (Tukey's HSD).

  • a Data show weight-recovered AN subjects (n = 47).

  • b Data show weight-recovered AN (n = 47) and control (n = 36) subjects.