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Table 4 Relation between epicardial fat volume and degree of stenosis and number of vessel affection (n = 120)

From: Relationship between epicardial fat volume measured by multi-detector computed tomography and coronary artery disease

  N Epicardial fat volume Test of Sig p
Min.–Max Mean ± SD Median
Degree of vessel stenosis
 No stenosis 22 53.0–212.0 112.0 ± 41.58 112.0 F = 12.975* < 0.001*
 < 50% stenosis 38 90.0–270.0 125.8 ± 47.51 144.0
 ≥ 50% stenosis 60 89.0–264.0 164.4 ± 38.64 161.0
Vessels affection
 No vessel affection 22 53.0–212.0 112.0 ± 41.58 112.0 rs = 0.782 < 0.001*
 One vessel disease 35 89.0–270.0 148.7 ± 45.98 142.5
 Two vessel disease 32 99.0–284.0 159.0 ± 42.17 156.0
 Three vessel disease 23 119.0–230.0 168.0 ± 32.07 166.0
 Multi-vessel disease 8 152.0–247.0 193.3 ± 37.38 185.0
  1. F: F for ANOVA test; rs: Spearman coefficient; p: p value for comparing between Epicardial fat volume and different parameters
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05