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Table 1 In control group animals plaque morphology indices were negligible (shown as none) while atherosclerosis group animals showed different mean ± s.d. values for extent of atherosclerosis in rabbits (n = 9). Extent of atherosclerosis is shown as aortic sudanophilia score, aortic and coronary artery atherosclerosis scores (% scores) and plaque heights(in μm).

From: MRI of coronary artery atherosclerosis in rabbits: Histopathology-MRI correlation and atheroma characterization

Plaque Morphology Index Control Group Atherosclerosis Group
Aortic sudanophilia (% score) none 17.5 ± 3.3
Aortic plaque height (μm) none 345 ± 8.8
Coronary plaque height (μm) none 87.6 ± 8.6
Coronary atherosclerosis index none 16.6 ± 3.2
Aortic atherosclerosis score none 14.3 ± 3.1
Coronary atherosclerosis score none 5.60 ± 0.8