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Table 2 Comparison of IVUS parameters between HOMA-IR negative and HOMA-IR positive groups

From: Association of insulin resistance and coronary artery remodeling: an intravascular ultrasound study

Characteristics Total n = 369 lesions HOMA-IR negative n = 208 lesions HOMA-IR positive n = 161 lesions P-value
Reference EEM area (mm2) 14.96 ± 5.27 15.05 ± 5.68 14.84 ± 4.72 0.711
Lesion EEM area (mm2) 15.05 ± 5.00 15.06 ± 5.14 15.04 ± 4.82 0.977
Lesions per patient 1.23 ± 0.47 1.24 ± 0.47 1.22 ± 0.47 0.703
Remodeling index 1.056 ± 0.123 1.042 ± 0.131 1.074 ± 0.109 0.013
Remodeling patterns     0.057
 Positive remodeling 185 (50.1) 97 (46.6) 88 (54.7)  
 Intermediate remodeling 124 (33.6) 69 (33.2) 55 (34.2)  
 Negative remodeling 60 (16.3) 42 (20.2) 18 (11.2)  
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD or number (%)
  2. IVUS intravascular ultrasound, MetS metabolic syndrome, EEM external elastic membrane