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Table 4 Histologic comparison of vessel injury and healing

From: Prospective study to assess the tissue response to HPC-coated p48 flow diverter stents compared to uncoated devices in the rabbit carotid artery model

Implant groupInjury scoreThrombus scoreIntimal/medial fibrin scoreInflammation scoreGiant cells scoreRBCs scoreIntimal coverageAdventitial inflammation score
p48 MW HPC (n = 8)0.46 ± 0.430.04 ± 0.120.00 ± 0.002.12 ± 0.752.04 ± 0.840.00 ± 0.00Complete0.13 ± 0.25
Uncoated P48 MW (n = 8)0.54 ± 0.350.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.001.96 ± 0.791.96 ± 0.790.00 ± 0.00Complete0.08 ± 0.24
p value0.7370.3171.0000.7070.7891.000NA0.589
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. RBC Red blood cell, NA Not available