TABLE 3

Prevalence, Distribution, and Extent of Calcification

Common carotid arteryIliac arteryFemoral artery
CharacteristicRightLeftThoracic aortaAbdominal aortaRightLeftRightLeftTotal
Patients with calcification sites25 (49.0)23 (45.1)36 (70.6)40 (78.4)39 (76.5)35 (68.6)35 (68.6)35 (68.6)42 (82.4)
Calcification sites175 (2.7)135 (2.1)891 (13.8)1,735 (26.9)706 (10.9)615 (9.5)1,119 (17.3)1,080 (16.7)6,456 (100)
Sites per affected segment
 Mean ± SD7.0 ± 5.25.9 ± 4.024.8 ± 23.543.4 ± 33.818.1 ± 14.617.6 ± 13.432.0 ± 29.530.9 ± 28.424.1 ± 25.4
 Range1–242–181–861–1251–592–481–1221–1101–125
Calcification score (mean ± SD)2.2 ± 1.11.7 ± 0.91.3 ± 0.62.9 ± 1.31.9 ± 1.02.1 ± 1.12.5 ± 1.22.4 ± 1.22.1 ± 1.1
Lesion thickness (mm)
 Mean ± SD2.4 ± 0.82.3 ± 1.03.1 ± 1.23.9 ± 1.73.1 ± 1.03.1 ± 1.02.1 ± 0.82.0 ± 0.92.8 ± 1.3
 Range1–41–41–51–81–51–51–41–51–8
  • Data are numbers followed by percentages in parentheses, unless otherwise indicated.