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Sillesen H, Muntendam P, Adourian A, Entrekin R, Garcia M, Falk E, Fuster V. Carotid Plaque Burden as a Measure of Subclinical Atherosclerosis: Comparison With Other Tests for Subclinical Arterial Disease in the High Risk Plaque BioImage Study . J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2012;5:681–9.
Please note that in Tables 2 and 3,⇓⇓ the data in the Plaque Burden rows was incorrect. Additionally, in Table 3, the data in the cIMT (Quartiles) row, Odds Ratio (95% CI) column, Q2 was incorrect. The revised tables are below:
Please note that the Plaque Burden histogram in Figure 2 was incorrect, the corrected figure is below:
Please note that the Carotid Plaque Burden Total bar chart in Figure 3 was incorrect, the corrected figure is below:
The authors apologize for these errors, however, the new and correct analysis does not change the interpretation of data and our conclusions remain the same. In fact, the statistics are strengthened slightly, showing an even stronger correlation between plaque burden and coronary calcium score.
- American College of Cardiology Foundation