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Table 3 IVUS parameters

From: Impact of Chocolate percutaneous transluminal angioplasty balloon on vessel preparation in drug-coated balloon angioplasty for femoropopliteal lesion

IVUS parameters Chocolate
n = 48
Conventional
n = 63
P
Distal reference
 Reference diameter, mm 5.1 ± 0.8 5.1 ± 0.8 0.621
 Distal EEM CSA, mm2 20 ± 7 21 ± 7 0.394
 Distal lumen CSA mm2 15 ± 7 15 ± 6 0.916
Post pre-dilatation
 Dissection ≥ 180°, n (%) 2 (6) 11 (22) 0.014
 Minimum lumen area, mm2 11.4 ± 3.7 12.1 ± 4.9 0.701
  1. EEM External elastic membrane, CSA Cross sectional area, IVUS Intravascular ultrasound