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Table 1 Patient's clinical data

From: CD105 positive neovessels are prevalent in early stage carotid lesions, and correlate with the grade in more advanced carotid and coronary plaques

Feature Carotids (n = 38) MCA (n = 20) Coronaries (n = 32) P-value
Age (Mean ± SD) 67 ± 15* 69 ± 15 52.3 ± 10.8* 0.000
Sex (♂/♀) 25/13 14/6 25/6 NS
WBC × 109/L (Mean ± SD) 12.3 ± 10.0 10.9 ± 6.1 7.6 ± 2.1 NS
Glucose (Mean ± SD) (mmol/l) 6.7 ± 2.0 9,1 ± 5,4 5.7 ± 0.9 0.026
Total cholesterol (Mean ± SD) (mmol/l) 3.4 ± 1.0* 4.6 ± 1.7 5.3 ± 2.0* 0.003
HTA n, (%) 15 (39.5) 13 (65) 5 (16.1) 0.001
DM n, (%) 8 (21.1) 6 (30) 4 (12.9) NS
DLP n, (%) 9 (23.7) 6 (30) 15 (48.4) NS
Smoking n, (%) 9 (23.7) 11 (55) 23 (74.2) 0.000
Alcohol abuse n, (%) 8 (21.1) 5 (25) 14 (45.2) NS
CAD n, (%) 8 (22.2) 5 (25) 10 (32.3) NS
Statins n, (%) 5 (20.8) 2 (10) 9 (29) NS
Antiplatelets n, (%) 4 (16.7) 6 (30) 4 (12.9) NS
Rasb n, (%) 9 (37.5) 6 (30) 12 (38.7) NS
  1. MCA, middle cerebral arteries; WBC, white blood cells; HTA, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus; DLP, dyslipemia; CAD, coronary artery disease; Rasb, renin angiotensin system blockers;
  2. * Statistic significant between these groups; NS, not significant