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Table 2 CMR plaque characteristics among different femoral artery segments

From: Assessment of longitudinal distribution of subclinical atherosclerosis in femoral arteries by three-dimensional cardiovascular magnetic resonance vessel wall imaging

  Mean ± SD or n (%) p#
CFA (n = 107) pSFA (n = 107) AC (n = 107) PA (n = 107)
Lumen area, mm² 49.6 ± 11.8 29.4 ± 8.1 25.1 ± 6.4 25.1 ± 6.8 <0.001
Wall area, mm² 41.6 ± 7.6 31.8 ± 5.6 29.4 ± 5.5 30.0 ± 5.3 <0.001
Max wall thickness, mm 2.3 ± 1.0 2.0 ± 0.7 1.9 ± 0.7 2.1 ± 1.0 <0.001
Normalized wall index, % 45.9 ± 4.9 52.4 ± 4.4 54.3 ± 4.6 54.8 ± 4.8 <0.001
Eccentricity index 0.43 ± 0.19 0.38 ± 0.15 0.36 ± 0.16 0.39 ± 0.18 <0.001
Luminal stenosis, %a 38.1 ± 14.4 32.6 ± 14.4 36.5 ± 15.1 31.9 ± 11.8 0.016
Presence of plaque 43 (40.2) 34 (31.8) 25 (23.4) 44 (41.1) 0.002
  1. CFA common femoral artery, pSFA proximal superficial femoral artery, AC adductor canal segment, PA popliteal artery. athe measurement was calculated from arteries with plaque. #The level of significance (type-I error rate) was less than 0.007 by adjustment of Bonferroni test