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Table 2 Analysis of calcification morphology

From: Intrinsic calcification angle: a novel feature of the vulnerable coronary plaque in patients with type 2 diabetes: an optical coherence tomography study

  Stable CAD (n = 219) ACS (n = 143) p
Spotty calcification (n, %) 131 (59.8) 85 (59.4) 0.925
Mean calcium arc (°) 61.3 ± 40.5 62.8 ± 35.3 0.721
Maximal calcium arc (°) 92.7 ± 76.0 91.1 ± 65.1 0.836
Mean calcium depth (µm) 152.4 ± 99.0 146.0 ± 105.9 0.560
Minimal calcium depth (µm) 99.9 ± 97.1 96.6 ± 98.2 0.759
Mean calcium area (mm2) 0.64 ± 0.62 0.67 ± 0.52 0.610
Maximal calcium area (mm2) 1.17 ± 1.38 1.12 ± 1.03 0.681
Calcium length (mm) 1.77 ± 2.30 1.45 ± 1.42 0.101
Calcium volume index (°*mm) 170.0 ± 392.8 113.7 ± 172.9 0.063
Mean ICA (°) 176.0 ± 8.4 164.1 ± 14.3 < 0.001
Minimal ICA (°) 165.6 ± 21.6 139.8 ± 32.8 < 0.001
  1. ICA intrinsic calcification angle