Table 2

Distribution of atherosclerotic lesion types in extra cranial carotid arteries using the AHA classification
Artery type AHA Atherosclerotic Lesion Types
Lesion absent Lesion present
Mild Moderate Severe
0 I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
TOTAL = 240 64 54 54 18 7 37 5 0 1 0
% 26.7 22.5 22.5 7.5 2.9 15.4 2.1 0 0.4 0
Right common carotid artery 10 8 5 0 2 4 1 0 0 0
Left common carotid artery 10 7 7 0 0 5 0 0 1 0
Right internal carotid artery 6 7 7 4 1 5 0 0 0 0
Left internal carotid artery 6 7 8 4 1 4 0 0 0 0
Right carotid bifurcation 5 3 11 2 2 6 1 0 0 0
Left carotid bifurcation 5 2 9 5 1 5 3 0 0 0
Right external carotid artery 11 11 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
Left external carotid artery 11 9 4 2 0 4 0 0 0 0

Erete et al.

Erete et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:106   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-106

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