Table 3

 Simultaneous presence of macrophages, CRP, MAC, and oxLDL in atherectomy specimens of culprit lesions from patients with SA, UA, and MI in relation to the different plaque components

SA (n = 16)UA (n = 13)MI (n = 16)
*p<0.05 compared with MI; †p<0.05 compared with UA.
CRP, C reactive protein; MAC, membrane attack complex; MI, myocardial infarction; oxLDL, oxidised low density lipoprotein; SA, stable angina; UA, unstable angina.
Fibrous tissue9/16*†12/1315/16