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Table 4 Histopathology composition and distribution of findings

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

   Xience V Taxus
Strut/IEL gap Incidence 1/11 7/11
  Percentage 5.6 36.9 ± 32.9
Peri-strut hemorrhage Incidence ------ 2/11
  Percentage ------ 11.3 ± 10.7
Peri-strut plasma Incidence 11/11 3/11
  Grade 1.35 ± 20.6 0.78 ± 0.39
Marginated/subendothelial leukocytes Incidence 4/11 10/11
  Grade 0.46 ± 0.16 1.00 ± 0.52
Neointimal neovascularization Incidence ------ 5/11
  Grade ------ 0.80 ± 0.18
Medial necrosis Incidence ------ 7/11
  Grade ------ 0.52 ± 0.26
Adventitial inflammation Incidence ------ 1/11
  Grade ------ 0.33
Adventitial fibrosis Incidence ------ ------
  Grade ------ ------
  1. Incidence results are presented as # of stents with findings/total number of stents.
  2. Mean grade or percentage results are presented as mean grade or percentage of affected struts per group ± standard deviation.
  3. n = 11 for Xience V, n = 11 for Taxus.