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Table 3 IVUS data

From: In vivo measurement of stent length by using intravascular ultrasound

Lesion segmentPrestentingPoststenting
Calcified plaque-media (%)41 (43.16) 
Lumen area, mm24.33 ± 2.007.91 ± 2.48*
Minimal lumen diameter, mm2.05 ± 0.472.91 ± 0.46*
Maximal lumen diameter, mm2.56 ± 0.573.45 ± 0.52*
EEM area, mm214.06 ± 4.3716.84 ± 4.61*
Minimal EEM diameter, mm3.94 ± 0.174.32 ± 0.58*
Maximal EEM diameter, mm4.52 ± 0.664.94 ± 0.68*
Plaque-media area, mm29.74 ± 3.768.93 ± 3.21
Proximal reference segment
 Calcified plaque-media (%)32 (33.68) 
 Lumen area, mm29.03 ± 3.298.77 ± 2.99
 EEM area, mm217.29 ± 5.0517.82 ± 5.01
 Plaque-media area, mm28.26 ± 3.379.05 ± 3.56*
Distal reference segment
 Calcified plaque-media (%)41 (43.16) 
 Lumen area, mm26.30 ± 2.076.91 ± 2.13*
 EEM area, mm211.89 ± 3.8412.78 ± 3.90*
 Plaque-media area, mm25.59 ± 2.935.87 ± 2.69
  1. Data are given as mean ± SD or percentage
  2. EEM external elastic membrane
  3. *p < 0.001 (compared with the prestent measurements);
  4. p < 0.01 (compared with the prestent measurements)