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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

Variables Rupture Non-rupture P value
n 49 95  
Angiographic analysis    
Culprit lesion    0.694
 LM 2 (2.6) 5 (5.3)  
 LAD 20 (34.2) 38 (40.4)  
 LCX 9 (15.8) 16 (16.0)  
 RCA 18 (47.4) 36 (38.3)  
Lesion location    0.579
 Ostial 2(2.6) 6 (6.4)  
 Proximal 18 (34.2) 33 (35.1)  
 Mild 23 (52.6) 44 (46.8)  
 Distal 6 (10.5) 12 (11.7)  
3-vessel disease 21 (42.9) 33 (34.7) 0.340
IVUS analysis    
 EEM CSA (mm2) 20.9 ± 6.4 19.4 ± 5.4 0.106
 Lumen CSA (mm2) 4.3 ± 1.4 4.2 ± 1.0 0.585
 P&M CSA (mm2) 16.6 ± 5.9 15.1 ± 5.4 0.164
 Plaque burden (%) 78.6 ± 8.0 76.8 ± 8.3 0.209
 Length (mm) 19.0 ± 5.4 18.6 ± 6.8 0.688
 Volume (mm3) 135.7 ± 55.3 127.4 ± 58.5 0.402
 Remodeling index 1.01 ± 0.15 0.97 ± 0.17 0.196
  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