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Table 2 Culprit lesion characteristics assessed by angiography and intravascular ultrasound

From: Effect of 1,5-anhydroglucitol levels on culprit plaque rupture in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome

VariablesRuptureNon-ruptureP value
n4995 
Angiographic analysis   
Culprit lesion  0.694
 LM2 (2.6)5 (5.3) 
 LAD20 (34.2)38 (40.4) 
 LCX9 (15.8)16 (16.0) 
 RCA18 (47.4)36 (38.3) 
Lesion location  0.579
 Ostial2(2.6)6 (6.4) 
 Proximal18 (34.2)33 (35.1) 
 Mild23 (52.6)44 (46.8) 
 Distal6 (10.5)12 (11.7) 
3-vessel disease21 (42.9)33 (34.7)0.340
IVUS analysis   
 EEM CSA (mm2)20.9 ± 6.419.4 ± 5.40.106
 Lumen CSA (mm2)4.3 ± 1.44.2 ± 1.00.585
 P&M CSA (mm2)16.6 ± 5.915.1 ± 5.40.164
 Plaque burden (%)78.6 ± 8.076.8 ± 8.30.209
 Length (mm)19.0 ± 5.418.6 ± 6.80.688
 Volume (mm3)135.7 ± 55.3127.4 ± 58.50.402
 Remodeling index1.01 ± 0.150.97 ± 0.170.196
  1. Data are given as number (percentage) for categorical variables and mean ± standard deviation
  2. LM left main coronary artery, LAD left anterior descending coronary artery, LCX left circumflex coronary artery, RCA right coronary artery, IVUS intravascular ultrasound, EEM external elastic membrane, CSA cross-sectional areas, P&M plaque plus media