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Table 2 Measurements of CIMT with different DR settings

From: Measurements of carotid intima media thickness in non-invasive high-frequency ultrasound images: the effect of dynamic range setting

Population CIMT measure n DR setting
40 dB 55 dB 70 dB 85 dB
ABD CIMTmean [mm] 181 0.488 ± 0.066 0.521 ± 0.066 0.547 ± 0.066 0.563 ± 0.066
  CIMTmax [mm] 181 0.578 ± 0.074 0.619 ± 0.072 0.648 ± 0.071 0.669 ± 0.070
INFO CIMTmean [mm] 130 0.586 ± 0.091 0.621 ± 0.093 0.648 ± 0.095 0.662 ± 0.095
  CIMTmax [mm] 130 0.691 ± 0.107 0.732 ± 0.107 0.765 ± 0.109 0.780 ± 0.108
Total CIMTmean [mm] 311 0.529 ± 0.091 0.564 ± 0.093 0.590 ± 0.094 0.605 ± 0.093
  CIMTmax [mm] 311 0.626 ± 0.105 0.667 ± 0.105 0.698 ± 0.106 0.716 ± 0.104
  1. Data on DR 40 dB was missing in one participant in the ABD group and two in the INFO group.
  2. All measurement values are given as mean and standard deviation.