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Table 2 Carotid B-mode ultrasonography of CKD patients

From: Undercarboxylated osteocalcin as a biomarker of subclinical atherosclerosis in non-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease

  All CKD CKD I-II CKD III CKD IV CKD V P value
N 240 41 75 58 66  
Carotid plaque, n (%) 124 (51.67 %) 18 (43.90 %) 36 (48.00 %) 32 (55.17 %) 38 (57.58 %) NS
IMT (mm) 0.79 ± 0.23 0.66 ± 0.20 0.76 ± 0.29 0.83 ± 0.33 0.88 ± 0.30 < 0.01
SPV(cm/s) 78.49 ± 21.54 82.13 ± 18.05 79.96 ± 24.32 73.24 ± 17.78 79.75 ± 18.86 NS
DV(cm/s) 20.40 ± 8.12 25.23 ± 6.64 22.56 ± 8.41 22.14 ± 6.42 23.55 ± 7.24 NS
RI 0.72 ± 0.07 0.71 ± 0.11 0.72 ± 0.06 0.72 ± 0.06 0.74 ± 0.06 NS
  1. IMT intima-media thickness, SPV systolic peak velocity, DV diastolic peak velocity, RI resistance index