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Table 3 ICA stenosis degree according to the ipsilateral absolute maximal wall thickness cut-off for ICA stenosis at either side or for the largest ICA stenosis. Data are presented as mean ± SD. A high absolute maximal wall thickness is indicative for a higher degree of ipsilateral ICA stenosis

From: Definition of common carotid wall thickness affects risk classification in relation to degree of internal carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque At RISK (PARISK) study

ICA Plaque N ICAs CCA plaque Cut-off ICA stenosis p-value
Either side 174 yes/no <1277 μm 44 ± 20% <0.001
197 >1277 μm 52 ± 15%
173 no <1277 μm 44 ± 20% 0.02
58 >1277 μm 51 ± 16%
Largest 64 yes/no <1191 μm 55 ± 14% 0.006
121 >1191 μm 60 ± 11%
64 no <1191 μm 55 ± 14% 0.04
54 >1191 μm 60 ± 12%