Table 4

Coronary plaque burden according to achievement of the target value of 3.0 mmol/l LDL-cholesterol in the blood of treated men with FH

≤3.0 mmol/l LDL (n=21)>3.0 mmol/l LDL (n=41)p Value
Calcium score
 05 (24)3 (7)
 0–10010 (48)8 (20)
 >100–4002 (10)14 (34)
 >4004 (19)16 (39)0.01
Plaque burden
 Severity of CAD
  No CAD4 (19)2 (5)
  Non-obstructive CAD13 (62)21 (51)
  Obstructive CAD4 (19)18 (44)0.06
 All CAD; obstructive and non-obstructive CAD
  0 Segments4 (19)2 (5)
  1–2 Segments5 (24)5 (12)
  3–5 Segments7 (33)7 (17)
  >5 segments5 (24)27 (66)0.02
  • Data are expressed as n (%).

  • CAD, coronary artery disease; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.