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Table 1 Clinical characteristics, gross locations of IPH and CMR imaging findings of CHIPs

From: Atherosclerosis T1-weighted characterization (CATCH): evaluation of the accuracy for identifying intraplaque hemorrhage with histological validation in carotid and coronary artery specimens

Parameter Datum
Age(y) 61.6 ± 8.6
Male 12(70.6%)
Hyperlipidemia 14(82.4%)
Hypertension 13(76.5%)
History of CAD 11(64.7%)
History of Peripheral Artery Disease 6(35.3%)
History of Diabetes Mellitus 5(29.4%)
Current Statin User 14(82.4%)
Current Smoker 6(33.3%)
Symptom 12(70.6%)
Gross locations of IPH
Coronary plaques 0 (0%)
Carotid plaques 96(40.3%)
PSR value
Ex vivo CATCH 2.0 ± 1.2
Ex vivo T1w 1.5 ± 0.7
  1. Note: values are median, mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. IPH intraplaque hemorrhage, HIP high intensity signal, CAD coronary artery disease, PSR plaque-to-saline solution ratio