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Table 4 Results of histological analysis

From: Neointimal hyperplasia persists at six months after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in diabetic porcine

  Diabetic group (n = 15) Control group (n = 15)
IS 1.68 ± 0.19 1.73 ± 0.13
Lumen area(mm2) 4.47 ± 2.56* 5.85 ± 2.07
Area within IEL(mm2) 6.19 ± 0.93 6.23 ± 1.01
Neointimal area(mm2) 1.59 ± 0.76 * 0.41 ± 0.18
MIT(mm) 1.24 ± 0.76* 0.59 ± 0.28
  1. IS = injury score; IEL = internal elastic limina; EEL = external elastic lamina; MIT = maximal intima thickness. *p < 0.05**p < 0.001 vs control grpup.