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Table 5 The amount of adipose tissue in the cardiac layers, per section

From: Inflammatory cell infiltrates in the heart of patients with coronary artery disease with and without inflammatory rheumatic disease: a biopsy study

  IRD (n = 48) Non-IRD (n = 40) p Value
Epicardium
 None 3 (12) 1 (4) 0.55
 Little 3 (12) 6 (25)  
 Moderate 16 (64) 2 (63)  
 Pronounced 3 (12) 2 (8)  
Myocardium
 None 42 (98) 40 (100) 1.00
 Little 1 (2) 0 (0)  
 Moderate and pronounced 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Endocardium
 None 26 (74) 25 (83) 0.38
 Little 9 (26) 5 (17)  
 Moderate and pronounced 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  1. IRD Inflammatory rheumatic disease
  2. Values are the number (percentage) of patients. Owing to missing data for some variables, numbers may not add up to the expected total