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Research Article

Aliskiren Improved the Endothelial Repair Capacity of Endothelial Progenitor Cells from Patients with Hypertension via the Tie2/PI3k/Akt/eNOS Signalling Pathway

Table 1

Clinical and biochemical characteristics.

CharacteristicsNormotensive subjects (n = 18)Hypertensive patients (n = 18)

Age (years)54.9 ± 7.955.3 ± 8.1
Height (cm)166.8 ± 6.4163.8 ± 6.0
Weight (kg)63.1 ± 6.663.2 ± 5.5
BMI (kg/cm2)22.7 ± 2.423.6 ± 2.3
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)120.4 ± 11.1148.6 ± 6.3
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)77.3 ± 6.890.4 ± 4.9
Heart rate (beats/min)71.3 ± 9.072.9 ± 7.8
AST (mmol/L)25.3 ± 5.825.8 ± 5.8
ALT (mmol/L)22.4 ± 4.123.5 ± 4.8
BUN (mmol/L)5.34 ± 1.145.66 ± 1.16
Cr (mmol/L)59.4 ± 12.862.4 ± 12.0
LDL (mmol/L)2.89 ± 0.463.05 ± 0.40
TC (mmol/L)4.84 ± 0.595.00 ± 0.48
HDL (mmol/L)1.46 ± 0.221.42 ± 0.21
TG (mmol/L)1.40 ± 0.181.44 ± 0.17
FPG (mmol/L)4.95 ± 0.674.73 ± 0.73

Abbreviation: BMI, body mass index; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TC, total cholesterol; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; TG, triglyceride; FPG, fasting plasma glucose. Notes: data are given as mean ± SD. vs normotensive subjects.

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