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Table 6 Comparison of the Gensini score and the pattern of follow-up angiograms between the higher IR and lower IR groups

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

  Higher IR group
(n = 71)
Lower IR group (n = 213) p value
Initial gensini score 9.09 ± 14.33 9.44 ± 12.88 0.813
Follow-up gensini score 17.21 ± 18.46 14.09 ± 14.18 0.358
Difference value during 8.13 ± 11.83 4.65 ± 7.58 0.019
1-year peroid    
Follow-up angiogram (%)    
Progression of plaques 46(65.7) 101(47.6) 0.009
Revascularization 28 (40.6) 77(36.7) 0.561
New lesion in different 33 (47.1) 58 (27.4) 0.002
vessel    
Exacerbation of original 16 (22.9) 19 (9.0) 0.002
lesion    
In-stent restenosis 13(18.3) 31(14.6) 0.449