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Table 3 Therapeutic improvement observed after cardiac computed tomography results

From: Can cardiac computed tomography predict cardiovascular events in asymptomatic type-2 diabetics?: results of a long term follow-up

Therapeutic approach Before CT After CT Improvement p
Percutaneous revascularisation, n (%) 0 6 (7.1%) 6 (7.1%) _____
Medical therapy, n (%)    22 (25.9%) _____
  Antiplatelets 31 (36.1%) 42 (49.4%) +12.9% ns
  Statins 45 (52.9%) 58 (68.2%) +15.3% 0.041
  ACE inhibitor/ARB 69 (81.2%) 73 (85.9%) +4.7% ns
  Oral hypoglycaemic agents 73 (85.9%) 74 (87.1%) +1.2% ns
  Insulin therapy 42 (49.4%) 43 (50.6%) +1.2% ns
  1. Legend: ACE, angiotensin-converting-enzyme; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker; p, significance level.