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Table 1 CT findings in the 50 patients of study population

From: The role of 18FDG PET/CT imaging of aortic atherosclerosis: prospective study and technique optimization

 Ascending aortaAortic archDescending thoracic aortaDescending abdominal aorta
 Mean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SD
Luminal diameter2.4 cm ± 0.52.9 ± 0.42.7 ± 0.42.2 ± 0.3
Intimal thickness4.4 mm ± 1.84.8 ± 1.754.7 ± 1.64.8 ± 1.7
Intimal changes36.7% ± 26.439.2 ± 27.136.7 ± 29.350.5 ± 36.8
Intimal HU152.2 ± 139157.4 ± 139347.9 ± 139363.3 ± 360.4
Wall Calcifications9.7% ± 12.513.2 ± 13.812.5 ± 14.89.7 ± 12.5