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Table 1 Quantitative Scanning Electron Microscopy:Percentage Endothelium Covering The Stent Struts at 7 Days, 14 Days and 28 Days

From: Combination coating of chitosan and anti-CD34 antibody applied on sirolimus-eluting stents can promote endothelialization while reducing neointimal formation

Endothelialization (SEM) GS SES HCASES P value
7 days (n=9 each)     
Above struts 83±5%§ 31±4%* 68±7%§* 0.027
Between 90±2% 74±8%* 85±5%* 0.044
14 days (n=9 each)     
Above struts 95±2% 51±6% 87±4% 0.022
Between 98±2% 89±4%* 95±3%* 0.031
28 days (n=9 each)     
Above struts 97±3% 74±8%* 95±4%* 0.042
Between 100±0% 94±2% 100±0% 0.079
  1. § P<0.05 for GS vs HCASES.
  2. P<0.05 for GS vs SES.
  3. * P<0.05 for SES vs HCASES.