Table 1: Clinical parameters, arterial diameter of the brachial artery and laboratory parameters during the 2 study days.

Without benfotiamineWith benfotiamine
Before smokingAfter smokingBefore smokingAfter smoking

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Heart rate (beats/min)
Brachial artery diameter at baseline (mm)
Postischemic diameter (mm)
sVCAM (ng/mL)
TBARS (nmol/mL)

after smoking versus before smoking.