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Table 2 CT measurements at both reference and remodeling segments

From: Detection of positively remodeled coronary artery lesions by multislice CT and its impact on cardiovascular future events

 VariableReference segmentRemodeling segment
Area (mm2)Vessel18.93 ± 6.9826.49 ± 10.63
Wall8.40 ± 3.3717.49 ± 6.92
Total plaque8.44 ± 3.2817.22 ± 6.64
Low-attenuation plaqueMedian 2 (2–3) 1–285.00 (4–6) 2–10
Medium attenuation plaqueMedian 5 (4–6) 2–718.00 (6–10) 3–21
High-attenuation plaqueMedian 0 (0–1) 0–62 (1–5) 0–13
Percentage (%)Wall/lumen area82.85 ± 19.00222.82 ± 98.19
Plaque burden44.67 ± 5.8466.80 ± 8.29
Low-attenuation plaque area29.76 ± 9.5932.73 ± 11.04
Medium attenuation plaque area62.76 ± 9.2450.04 ± 14.53
High-attenuation plaque areaMedian 3 (0–10) 0–349 (5–24) 0–62
Mean density (HU)Low-attenuation plaqueMedian 18 (13–26) 0–306 (0–16) − 21–21
Medium attenuation plaque92.04 ± 9.7994.18 ± 7.05
High-attenuation plaqueMedian 158 (122–170) 0–230185 (162–230) 0–630
Calcium score (Agatston method)Plaque-specificMedian 0 (0–0) 0–580 (0–0) 0–91
Total CA scoreMedian 0 (0–0) 0–8500 (0–0) 0–850
  1. HU Hounsfield unit