Table 1: Comparison of total plaque characteristics in the two experimental groups by OCT.

FeatureGroup A ( )Group B ( )

Average FCT (mm) −1.1500.2630
Minimum FCT (mm) −0.9780.3392
Lipid core length (mm) −0.6880.4987
Plaque length (mm) −0.4500.6570
Average LA (mm2) 1.9600.0673
Average lipid arc (°) −5.740 <0.0001
Average stenosis ratio (%) 0.4340.6684

FCT: fibrous cap thickness; LA: lumen area.