Biochemistry Research International / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Association between Human Plasma Chondroitin Sulfate Isomers and Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques

Table 1

Main clinical parameters of the 47 patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy according to plaque typology.

Hard (21)Soft (26)All (47)

Age70.9 ± 5.170.2 ± 9.370.4 ± 7.9
Sex ratio (m/f)2/11.3/11.6/1
Body mass index (kg/m2)26.9 ± 3.427.9 ± 3.827.5 ± 3.6
Symptomatic (%)44.456.251
Transient ischemic attack (%)33.32528
Ictus (%)11.131.222
Diabetes (%)44.42534
On therapy (%)757575
(%)4.5 ± 2.64.5 ± 3.04.5 ± 2.8
Hypertension (%)10093.7597
On therapy (%)100100100
Dyslipidemic (%)77.87576
On therapy (%)100100100
Smokers (%)77.868.773.0
CRP (mg/dL)1.16 ± 1.051.34 ± 0.841.26 ± 0.92

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