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Research Article

Aortic and Internal Carotid Atherosclerosis in Patients with Carotid Stenosis: Semiautomatic Volumetric Analysis of Low-Attenuation Plaque on Curved Planar Reformations Using MDCT Angiographic Data

Table 1

Comparisons of demographics, ICA stenosis, and plaque thickness in ICAs between group 1 patients and group 2 patients.

Group 1 patients Group 2 patients p-Value
< 70 years old ≥ 70 years old
(n =28)(n=37)

Mean age ± sd [years]63.6 ± 5.875.8 ±3 .5< 0.001
Number of men/number of women14/1419/180.931
No. (%) of cerebral infarctions7 (25.0)16 (43.2)0.128
No. (%) of hyperlipidemia cases12 (42.8)18 (48.7)0.712
Mean % ICA stenosis ± sd33.4 ± 25.635.0 ± 20.00.596
No. (%) of >30% of ICA stenosis cases13 (46.4)19 (51.4)0.694
Mean diameter of the largest plaques (mm) ± sd2.41 ± 1.412.98 ± 1.070.056

sd: standard deviation.

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