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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Imaging angiogenesis in atherosclerosis in large arteries with 68Ga-NODAGA-RGD PET/CT: relationship with clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Characteristics Data
Patients (n) 44
Sex (n)
 Men 24 (55%)
 Women 20 (45%)
Age (y) 60 [53–66]
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28 ± 4
Previous clinically documented ASCVD*
 Coronary revascularization 6 (14%)
 Myocardial infarction 5 (11%)
 Stroke and transient ischemic attack 2 (5%)
 Peripheral arterial disease 2 (5%)
Statin therapy (n) 8 (18%)
Acetylsalicylic acid treatment 10 (23%)
Systemic inflammatory disease
 Rheumatoid arthritis 1 (2%)
 Ulcerous-hemorrhagic recto-colitis 1 (2%)
Cardiovascular risk factors (n)
 Arterial hypertension 13 (30%)
 Hypercholesterolemia 12 (27%)
 Smoking (current or former) 19 (43%)
 Diabetes mellitus 4 (9%)
Type of disease (n)
 Head and neck tumors 10 (23%)
 Melanoma 10 (23%)
 Esophagus carcinoma 6 (14%)
 Carotid endarterectomy 5 (11%)
 Lung carcinoma 2 (5%)
 B-cell lymphoma 2 (5%)
 Ovarian cancer 2 (5%)
 Pancreatic cancer 2 (5%)
 Stomach cancer 2 (5%)
 Leiomyosarcoma 1 (2%)
 Breast cancer 1 (2%)
 Glioma 1 (2%)
  1. *ASCVD: atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  2. Percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass graft surgery