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Table 2 Biochemical parameters, CV risk SCORE and number of coronary lesions

From: Relationship between hsTnI and coronary stenosis in asymptomatic women with rheumatoid arthritis

  Mild stenosis, n = 28 Moderate stenosis n = 12 Severe stenosis, n = 4
ACR, mg/mmol 3.0 (0.9 – 3.0) 3.0 (2.0 – 3.0) 25.3 (21.5 – 29.2)§
hs troponin I, ng/l 2.05 (1.45 – 2.85) 2.90 (2.45 – 5.05)* 13.5 (6.4 – 21.0)§§
C reactive protein, mg/l 5.0 (2.0 – 7.0) 3.5 (2.0 – 8.0) 11.5 (3.5 – 21.0)
Osteoprotegerin, pg/ml 287 (230 – 397) 449 (381 – 655)** 565 (424 – 627)§
SCORE 1.5 (1.0 – 2.0) 4.0 (2.5 – 5.0)** 3.0 (1.0 – 5.5)
mSCORE 1.7 (1.0 – 3.0) 6.0 (3.0 – 7.2)** 4.0 (1.0 – 6.5)
Calcium score 0 (0 -13) 75 (39 – 185)*** 319 (99.5 – 906)§§
Number of coronary lesions, n 0 (0 – 13) 3 (2 – 6)*** 8.5 (6.0 – 11.0)§§
Number of calcified lesions, n 0 (0 – 0.5) 2 (2 – 5)*** 6.5 (3.5 – 10.0)§§
Number of mixed lesions, n 0 (0 – 0.5) 0 (0 – 1)** 1 (0.5 – 1.5)§§§
Number of non-calcified lesions, n 0 (0 – 0) 0 (0 – 0)** 1 (0.5 – 1.0)§§§
  1. For further explanation, see Table 1
  2. *, **, ***P for the difference between the group with none to mild stenosis and moderate stenosis 0.05, 0.01, 0.001, respectively
  3. §, §§, §§§ P for the difference between the group with none to mild stenosis and severe stenosis 0.05, 0.01, 0.001, respectively