TABLE 3

Comparison of structural parameters

Group 1 (reference)*Group 2 (IMA)Group 3 (TPMA)Group 4 (PMA)§P value (group 2)P value (group 3)P value (group 4)
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GBM width (nm)418 ± 67411 ± 67464 ± 113497 ± 950.5850.0300.004
Vv (Mes/glom)0.22 ± 0.050.21 ± 0.040.22 ± 0.040.21 ± 0.050.0710.9180.528
Vv (MM/glom)0.10 ± 0.030.09 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.040.1990.8440.653
Vv (MC/glom)0.09 ± 0.030.09 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.020.2440.7110.727
Sv (PGBM/glom)0.14 ± 0.020.15 ± 0.020.15 ± 0.030.13 ± 0.030.0130.0240.272
GV (1 × 106 mm3)1.49 ± 0.431.53 ± 0.681.70 ± 0.721.76 ± 0.670.6610.2140.199
TFS (1 × 103 mm2)0.21 ± 0.070.22 ± 0.080.25 ± 0.070.23 ± 0.070.1820.0310.398
Vv (Int/cortex)0.09 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.030.11 ± 0.060.8980.9040.045
IAH (%)18 (19.8%)7 (16.3%)5 (35.7%)2 (28.6%)0.8130.1830.629
  • Data are means ± SD. Significant values are in bold. IAH represents the percent of patients with a score >1, and analysis was by χ2. P values for all other variables result from one-factor ANOVA between each group and the reference group.

  • *

    * n in group 1: VvInt = 87, GV and TFS = 80, IAH = 91.

  • n in group 2: VvInt = 37, GV and TFS = 38, IAH = 43.

  • n in group 3: VvInt = 12, GV and TFS = 12.

  • §

    § n in group 4: VvInt, GV, and TFS = 7, IAH = 7.