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Table 2 Angiographic and OCT finding

From: Comparison of circulating dendritic cell and monocyte subsets at different stages of atherosclerosis: insights from optical coherence tomography

  Patients with TCFA (n = 20) Patients without TCFA (n = 28) p value
Age, yrs 62.4 ± 7.7 60.8 ± 9.4 0.541
Male 14 (70.0) 25 (89.3) 0.091
Multivessel disease 6 (30.0) 7 (25.0) 0.701
Culprit vessel
 LAD 10 (50.0) 10 (35.7) 0.457
 LCX 6 (30.0) 8 (28.6)  
 RCA 4 (20.0) 10 (35.7)  
Fibrous cap thickness, μm 48.5 ± 10.9 119.6 ± 22.2 <0.001
Arc of lipid core, degrees 252.0 ± 77.8 170.4 ± 67.7 <0.001
Calcium 9 (45.0) 5 (17.9) 0.041
MLA, mm2 4.5 ± 2.5 5.5 ± 2.7 0.215
Relative stenosis, % 56.8 ± 13.4 48.4 ± 16.2 0.064
  1. Values are mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. Abbreviations: LAD left anterior descending coronary artery, LCX left circumflex coronary artery, MLA minimum lumen area, OCT optical coherence tomography, RCA right coronary artery, TCFA thin-cap fibroatheroma. P-values of risk factors with significance are presented as italic form