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Table 2 Comparison of arterial morphology fitted mean (SE) values after controlling for intra-subject correlations and gender for the whole sample population.

From: Differences in carotid arterial morphology and composition between individuals with and without obstructive coronary artery disease: A cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

Characteristic CAD Cases (N = 97) Controls (N = 94) p-value
ICA    
LA, mm2 33.3 ± 1.2 38.4 ± 1.2 0.003
TVA, mm2 57.4 ± 1.6 62.4 ± 1.6 0.03
WA, mm2 24.1 ± 0.6 24.0 ± 0.6 0.9
MWT, mm 1.04 ± 0.02 0.97 ± 0.02 0.002
NWI 0.434 ± 0.005 0.400 ± 0.005 <0.001
Distal Bulb    
LA, mm2 54.3 ± 1.2 64.1 ± 1.3 <0.001
TVA, mm2 90.1 ± 1.7 99.2 ± 1.7 <0.001
WA, mm2 35.8 ± 0.6 35.0 ± 0.6 0.4
MWT, mm 1.18 ± 0.02 1.09 ± 0.02 <0.001
NWI 0.409 ± 0.005 0.370 ± 0.005 <0.001
Proximal Bulb    
LA, mm2 37.6 ± 1.3 41.0 ± 1.3 0.06
TVA, mm2 64.6 ± 1.7 67.3 ± 1.7 0.3
WA, mm2 27.0 ± 0.6 26.4 ± 0.6 0.4
MWT, mm 1.08 ± 0.02 1.03 ± 0.02 0.03
NWI 0.422 ± 0.005 0.404 ± 0.006 0.02
Common    
LA, mm2 33.0 ± 1.2 33.4 ± 1.2 0.8
TVA, mm2 55.9 ± 1.6 55.5 ± 1.6 0.9
WA, mm2 22.9 ± 0.6 22.1 ± 0.6 0.3
MWT, mm 0.98 ± 0.02 0.95 ± 0.02 0.12
NWI 0.413 ± 0.005 0.404 ± 0.005 0.2
  1. ICA = internal carotid artery; LA = lumen area; TVA = total vessel area; WA = wall area; MWT = mean wall thickness; NWI = normalized wall index