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Table 4 N° neovessels/mm2 in the adventitia of different arteries

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

AHA classification N° neovessels/mm 2
plaque area
N° neovessels/mm 2
non-plaque area
p-value
Carotids    
Early (I-III) n = 21 2.9 ± 3.2 2.4 ± 2.4 NS
Intermediate(IV-Va) n = 17 3.0 ± 2.1 2.1 ± 2.2 NS
Coronaries    
Early (I-III) n = 11 3.7 ± 4.4 1.7 ± 2.5 NS
Intermediate (IV-Va) n = 11 2.3 ± 1.6 0.8 ± 1.3 0.003
   Advanced (Vb-VI) n = 10 3.0 ± 2.8 2.0 ± 1.9 NS
  1. Values are mean ± SD; NS, not significant