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Table 2 Basilar Artery Plaque Distribution

From: Plaque distribution of low-grade basilar artery atherosclerosis and its clinical relevance

Vessels Ventral Wall Dorsal Wall Lateral Wall P *
All patients (61) 29.0% 37.6% 33.1% 1.000
Symptomatic (25) 16.1% 42.5% 41.2% <0.05a
Asymptomatic (36) 38.0% 34.3% 27.4% 1.000
P 0.022 0.318 0.06  
  1. P indicates comparisons between symptomatic and asymptomatic, P*indicates comparisons in the ventral, dorsal, and lateral sides of BA wall
  2. aventral vs. Dorsal, p = 0.009; ventral vs. Lateral, p = 0.013; dorsal vs. lateral p = 1.000