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Table 3 VH-IVUS data

From: Geographical predisposition influences on the distribution and tissue characterisation of eccentric coronary plaques in non-branching coronary arteries: cross-sectional study of coronary plaques analysed by intravascular ultrasound

  Myocardial side Lateral side Epicardial side
Plaque area (mm2) 6.10 ± 0.22* 4.78 ± 0.17* 6.31 ± 0.33
Plaque area (%) 44.93 ± 1.08 43.72 ± 1.18 47.66 ± 2.06
Fibrous area (%) 55.08 ± 0.76* 60.93 ± 0.94 60.48 ± 1.71*
Fibro-fatty area (%) 14.25 ± 0.51 9.83 ± 0.41 11.22 ± 0.69
Necrotic core area (%) 18.26 ± 0.45 18.02 ± 0.61* 15.33 ± 0.97*
Calcified area (%) 11.91 ± 0.72 9.96 ± 0.65* 12.98 ± 1.23*
  1. (*p < 0.05, p < 0.01)