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Table 5 Univariate linear regression analysis for plasma levels of BMP-2

From: Increased plasma BMP-2 levels are associated with atherosclerosis burden and coronary calcification in type 2 diabetic patients

IVUS parameter CAD (n = 31) T2DM + CAD (n = 29) P value
IVUS target vessel    0.51
LAD 17(55) 17(51)  
RCA 9(29) 7(21)  
LCX 5(16) 9(27)  
IVUS vessel length(mm) Median (Q1, Q3) 24 (17, 35) 21 (14, 28) 0.22
Lumen volume index, (mm3/mm) Median (Q1, Q3) 5.8 (4.8, 7.4) 4.4 (3.8, 6.5) 0.0051
Plaque volume index, (mm3/mm) Median (Q1, Q3) 9.3 (8.2, 12) 13.9 (12, 15) <0.001
Dense calcium, (mm3/mm), Median (Q1, Q3) 2 (1.3, 3) 2.7 (2.1, 3.8) 0.023
Fibrotic tissue, (mm3/mm), Median (Q1, Q3) 2.8 (1.8, 4) 3.9 (2.7, 5.9) 0.82
Necrotic core, (mm3/mm), Median (Q1, Q3) 2.3 (1.5, 3.5) 2.8 (2.2, 4) 0.06
Fibro-fatty, (mm3/mm) , Median (Q1, Q3) 0.5 (0.1, 0.7) 0.3 (0.1, 0.75) 0.91