Table 2

Lesion Characteristics

Non-TCFA (n = 41)TCFA (n = 40)p Value
LAD/LCx/RCA11/9/2111/6/230.71
Reference diameter (mm)2.70 ± 0.462.92 ± 0.47<0.05
Minimal lumen diameter (mm)1.56 ± 0.441.38 ± 0.520.10
% diameter stenosis (%)42.2 ± 12.052.8 ± 14.7<0.05
Lesion length (mm)7.86 ± 3.389.36 ± 3.18<0.05

Data are n or mean ± SD.

TCFA = thin-cap fibroatheroma; other abbreviations as in Table 1.