Table 1

Mean (± SD) Values of Carotid MR, US, and Histology Measurements

Wall area, mm2
Histology MWA4.69 (0.95)
 MR MWA4.57 (0.41)
 US MWA4.90 (0.50)
Wall thickness, mm
 MR MWT0.319 (0.033)
 US CCIMT0.323 (0.027
Lumen diameter, mm
 MR4.27 (0.41)
 US4.52 (0.42)

CCIMT = common carotid intima-media thickness; MR = magnetic resonance; MWA = mean wall area; MWT = mean wall thickness; SD = standard deviation; US = ultrasound.