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Table 3 Index angiographic findings in the progression and non-progression groups

From: Insulin resistance predicts progression of de novo atherosclerotic plaques in patients with coronary heart disease: a one-year follow-up study

Variables Progression Group
(N = 198)
Non-progression Group (N = 168) p value
Baseline Clinical presentation
n (%)    
STEMI 49 (24.7) 44 (26.2) 0.752
NSTEMI 10 (5.1) 9 (5.4) 0.895
SAP 29 (14.6) 33 (19.6) 0.204
UAP 86 (43.4) 70 (41.7) 0.733
ECG abnormalities 24 (12.1) 12 (7.1) 0.111
Number of vessel affected n 0.332
(%)    
Without lesions 2 (1.0) 4 (2.4)  
Single vessel 50 (25.3) 56 (33.3)  
Double vessel 69 (34.8) 55 (32.7)  
Three vessel 74 (37.4) 51 (30.4)  
Multiple vessel 3 (1.5) 2 (1.2)  
Characteristics of lesion n
(%)    
Diffuse lesion 51 (25.8) 53 (31.5) 0.221
Calcification 14 (7.1) 21 (12.5) 0.078
Bifurcation 13 (6.6) 16 (9.5) 0.296
Opening lesion 14 (7.1) 16 (9.5) 0.394
Occlusive lesion 37 (18.7) 33 (19.6) 0.817