Table 3

Characteristics (clinical and pathological) of lesions with positive versus negative remodelling

Lesions with positive remodelling (n=317) Lesions with negative remodelling (n=72) p Value
Age (years)60.5 (6.9)61.9 (5.8)0.08
Total heart weight (g)437.8 (101.5)453.7 (139.7)0.27
Reference XSA (mm)8.4 (4.2)11.1 (4.8)0.004
Reference lumen (mm)5.3 (2.5)6.4 (2.7)0.03
XSA (mm)11.2 (4.9)9.5 (3.6)0.009
Lumen area (mm)3.5 (2.3)2.6 (2.0)0.03
Plaque size (mm2)4.4 (2.6)4.5 (1.9)0.7
Plaque burden (%)40.5 (13.5)47.5 (17)0.002
Stenosis (%)28.9 (23)53.4 (24)0.0001
Arc of normal (°)102.5 (82.5)56.9 (73.8)0.0001
  • Data are mean (SD). XSA, cross sectional area.