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Table 3 Correlation between plasma MMPs and histological findings

From: Elevated circulating metalloproteinase 7 predicts recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with carotid stenosis: a prospective cohort study

Histology Plasma Correlation P-value
CD68 MMP-9 rS=0.42 0.009
MMP-10 rS=0.28 0.09
MMP-7 rS=0.04 0.83
TIMP-1 rS=0.38 0.018
MMP-10 MMP-10 rS=0.14 0.45
MMP-9 MMP-9 r=0.37 0.08
TIMP-1 TIMP-1 r = 0.42 0.02