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Table 3 Plaque characteristics on magnetic resonance imaging in the irradiated and control side

From: Assessing radiation-induced carotid vasculopathy using ultrasound after unilateral irradiation: a cross-sectional study

Side Patient Age (yr) Sex F/u (yr) Plaque Thickness (mm) Length (mm) Dist. (mm) Circ. (°) Ulceration Disruption Intensity 3DTOF/T1/T21 Stenosis (°)
Irradiated side 1 49 M 4.3
2 61 M 10.0 ICA 3.1 20 0 0–90 No No Iso/iso/hyper 0–50
ICA 2.5 19 13 180–270 No No Hypo/hyper/hyper 0–50
3 44 M 6.5 ICA 2.5 14 0 0–90 No No Iso/iso/hyper 0
4 42 F 5.9 CCA 2.7 12 0 90–180 No No Hypo/hyper/hyper 0–50
ICA 2.0 11 0 90–180 No No Hypo/hyper/hyper 0–50
5 42 F 8.7 CCA 3.0 29 0 270–360 No No Iso/iso/hyper 0–50
6 34 F 12.6
7 55 F 13.1 ICA 4.1 28 0 180–270 No No Hypo/iso/hyper 0–50
8 51 F 12.9 CCA 2.4 16 0 270–360 No No Iso/iso/hyper 0
Control side 1 49 M 4.3 ICA 2.5 12 0 0–90 No No Hypo/iso/hyper 0
2 61 M 10.0 ICA 2.8 7 0 90–180 No No Iso/hyper/iso 0–50
3 44 M 6.5
4 42 F 5.9
5 42 F 8.7
6 34 F 12.6
7 55 F 13.1
8 51 F 12.9 CCA 2.9 12 0 0–90 No No Iso/iso/hyper 0
  1. F/u follow-up, Dist. distance from carotid bifurcation, Circ circumferential expansion, 3D-TOF 3-dimensional time of flight angiography, M male, F female, ICA internal carotid artery, CCA common carotid artery
  2. 1As compared to the adjacent sternocleidomastoid muscle