Table 3

Number of patients with coronary artery stenosis and with/without plaque based on high sensitive troponin (hsTnT) tertiles

Classification by stenosisNo (%) of patientsClassification by plaqueNo (%) of patients
Lower tertile (hsTnT<8.0)
Normal vessels21 (51)Normal vessels21 (51)
<50% Stenosis19 (46)Only calcified lesions12 (29)
≥50% Stenosis1 (2)Non-calcified lesions8 (20)
Multivessel CAD0 (0)Remodeled lesions0 (0)
Mid-tertile (hsTnT=8.0–11.7)
Normal vessels20 (48)Normal vessels20 (48)
<50% Stenosis15 (36)Only calcified lesions10 (24)
≥50% Stenosis7 (17)Non-calcified lesions12 (28)
Multivessel CAD6 (14)Remodeled lesions0 (0)
Upper tertile (hsTnT>11.7)
Normal vessels5 (12)Normal vessels5 (12)
<50% Stenosis24 (59)Only calcified lesions4 (10)
≥50% Stenosis12 (29)Non-calcified lesions24 (59)
Multivessel CAD5 (12)Remodeled lesions8 (19)
  • CAD, coronary artery disease.