Table 2

The relationship between optional stenosis rate and each arterial group

Case

Arterial group

Stenosis rate (%)

Over 50%

Over 40%

Over 20%

Over 10%


1

under 100-μm

76.5

76.5

76.5

76.5

100 to 300-μm

60.5

68.4

81.6

86.8

over 300-μm

10.7

35.7

64.3

82.1


2

under 100-μm

13.3

13.3

60.0

86.7

100 to 300-μm

0.0

21. 1

38.6

64.9

over 300-μm

0.0

0.0

3.4

6.9


3

under 100-μm

30.3

48.5

84.8

87.9

100 to 300-μm

38.0

52.0

84.0

88.0

over 300-μm

0.0

0.0

11.8

23.5


4

under 100-μm

43.8

50.0

62.5

62.5

100 to 300-μm

57.1

57.1

69.6

73.2

over 300-μm

25.0

35.7

46.4

50.0


5

under 100-μm

9.4

12.5

12.5

12.5

100 to 300-μm

19.0

22.4

31.0

34.5

over 300-μm

0.0

10.7

28.6

28.6


6

under 100-μm

0.0

12.5

50.0

59.4

100 to 300-μm

9.2

16.9

29.2

38.5

over 300-μm

0.0

0.0

11.1

22.2


Although all cases more or less showed an increase of the stenosis rate, the degree of change in stenosis rate varied from case to case. In particular, case 1 showed widespread severe stenosis in the pulmonary artery.

Okubo et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:27   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-27

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