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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 3

Univariate correlations of each low attenuation and totally uncalcified plaque volume in the ICAs with that in the aortic arch.

Age (years- old)Aortic LPVAortic TUPVICA LPVICA TUPV

Men< 700.3540.584−0.089−0.089
≧700.1220.1110.056−0.046

Cerebral infarction< 700.2090.281−0.431−0.399
≧70−0.0770.041−0.194−0.092

Hyperlipidemia< 700.4780.469−0.319−0.301
≧700.1520.2940.1320.172

% stenosis ratio in ICA< 700.5830.197−0.294−0.360
≧700.102−0.0160.0560.043

>30% stenosis In ICA< 700.7140.403−0.250−0.250
≧700.018−0.023−0.041−0.068

Plaque thickness in ICA< 700.4050.029−0.226−0.309
≧700.2240.3830.4110.565

LPV: low-attenuation plaque volume, TUPV: total uncalcified plaque volume, : presence of correlation, and : marginal correlation.

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