Table 3

Summary of imaging endpoints

Baseline volume mm318 month volume mm3Slope mm3/month or %/month (%)p Value (within group)p Value (between groups)
ICA wall volume*
 Statins+placebo660±230590±150−0.5% (0.2)0.0040.49
 Statins+niacin690±240590±140−0.7% (0.2)0.0002
ICA lumen
 Statins+placebo700±280700±270−0.2 (0.9)0.810.98
 Statins+niacin720±250720±250−0.2 (0.9)0.84
ICA lipid core
 Statins+placebo47±3654±420.2 (0.4)0.660.13
 Statins+niacin47±3733±24−0.8 (0.5)0.10
CC wall volume*
 Statins+placebo110±40100±20−0.1% (0.2)0.520.26
 Statins+niacin120±40100±20−0.4% (0.2)0.03
CC lumen
 Statins+placebo140±40150±400.05 (0.1)0.760.97
 Statins+niacin160±40160±400.04 (0.2)0.80
  • *Log transformed.

  • Volumes are presented as means±SD. Values in parentheses represent SE.

  • CC, common carotid artery; ICA, internal carotid artery.