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Table 3 Comparison of plaque morphology and components between eccentric and concentric lesions

From: The association of lesion eccentricity with plaque morphology and components in the superficial femoral artery: a high-spatial-resolution, multi-contrast weighted CMR study

  Eccentricity  
  Eccentric Concentric P Value
  (mean ± SD) (mean ± SD)  
Lumen area, mm 2 15.3 ± 8.35 13.2 ± 8.8 0.078
Wall area, mm 2 38.8 ± 14.9 26.4 ± 10.5 0.019
Mean wall thickness, mm 1.98 ± 0.61 1.53 ± 0.31 <0.001
Max wall thickness, mm 3.39 ± 1.45 1.94 ± 0.45 <0.001
Min wall thickness, mm 1.02 ± 0.19 1.19 ± 0.24 <0.001
Calcification, mm2* 4.90 ± 5.91 1.76 ± 0.55 0.002
% Calcification* 10.1 ± 7.95 5.40 ± 1.34 0.002
  1. * Only locations that exhibited calcification were included; N = 73 for eccentric, N = 11 for concentric.
  2. % Calcification = (calcification area/Wall area) × 100