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Table 3 Histomorphometry assessment of coronary arteries 3 months post-stenting in STZ-induced diabetic swine

From: Comparative vascular responses three months after paclitaxel and everolimus-eluting stent implantation in streptozotocin-induced diabetic porcine coronary arteries

  Xience V Taxus p-value
EEL Area (mm2) 7.33 ± 0.92 * 8.44 ± 0.88 0.022
IEL Area (mm2) 6.22 ± 0.77 * 7.35 ± 0.74 0.005
Medial Area (mm2) 1.12 ± 0.23 1.09 ± 0.22 -
Intimal Area (mm2) 1.60 ± 0.41 * 2.74 ± 0.58 <0.001
Luminal Area (mm2) 4.62 ± 0.94 4.61 ± 1.06 -
Area Stenosis (%) 26.3 ± 8.0 37.9 ± 10.4 -
  1. EEL – External elastic lamina. IEL – Internal elastic lamina. n = 11 for Xience V, n = 11 for Taxus. * p < 0.05 vs. Taxus.