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Table 3 OCT findings

From: Macrophage accumulation within coronary arterial wall in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome: a study with in-vivo intravascular imaging modalities

  DM (n = 20) Non DM (n = 20) p value
Fibrous cap thickness (μm) 81.5 ± 17.3 99.5 ± 29.8 0.025
Minimum fibrous cap thickness in high SS Region (μm) 94 ± 23.5 104 ± 39.8 0.339
Minimum fibrous cap thickness in low SS region (μm) 92 ± 20.9 125 ± 29.8 < 0.0001
Maximum lipid arc (degree) 146.6 ± 35.2 127.4 ± 27.8 0.063
Maximum lipid arc in high SS region (degree) 105.8 ± 32.6 85.5 ± 36.2 0.070
Maximum lipid arc in low SS region (degree) 119.8 ± 39.0 110.5 ± 37.1 0.446
  1. Values are expressed as median value (confidence interval). SS, shear stress