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Optical Coherence Tomography Analysis of Attenuated Plaques Detected by Intravascular Ultrasound in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

Table 3

Optical coherence tomography findings.

Attenuated plaqueNonattenuated plaqueP value
( š‘› = 4 1 ) ( š‘› = 6 3 )

Lesion type
ā€ƒLipidic36 (88)31 (49)<0.001
ā€ƒFibrocalcific5 (12)26 (42)0.002
ā€ƒFibrotic0 (0)6 (9)0.042
TCFA20 (48)10 (16)<0.001
Plaque rupture18 (44)7 (11)<0.001
Thrombus22 (54)11 (17)<0.001

Values are given as n (%). TCFA: thin-cap fibroatheroma.

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