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Table 6 Optical coherence tomography calcium analysis

From: Non-culprit plaque characteristics in acute coronary syndrome patients with raised hemoglobinA1c: an intravascular optical coherence tomography study

  NA1c (n = 25) RA1c (n = 36) DM (n = 55) P value
Total calcifications/lesion 1.0 (1.0, 1.5) 1.0 (1.0, 2.0) 1.0 (1.0,2.0) 0.714
Spotty calcium/lesion 1.0 (0.5, 1.0) 1.0 (1.0, 1.0) 1.0 (1.0, 1.0) 0.969
Large calcium/lesion 0.0 (1.0, 1.0) 0.0 (0.0, 1.0) 0.0 (0.0, 1.0) 0.907
Total calcium index, mm° 417.5 ± 426.9 438.8 ± 475.9 496.4 ± 479.2 0.807
Mean calcium index, mm° 248.6 ± 207.0 261.4 ± 192.2 308.1 ± 227.2 0.538
Maximal calcium arc, ° 74.8 ± 25.2 88.4 ± 34.1 95.0 ± 44.7 0.095
Mean calcium arc, ° 52.9 ± 17.8 62.5 ± 24.1 67.1 ± 31.6 0.095
Mean calcium length, mm 3.9 ± 3.3 4.3 ± 2.6 4.6 ± 3.6 0.662
Mini calcium depth, μm 151.6 ± 117.0 132.5 ± 97.9 139.8 ± 116.1 0.804
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, NA1c normal haemoglobinA1c, RA1c raised haemoglobinA1c
  2. Values are mean ± SD or median (interquartile range). *P < 0.05