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Research Article

Cardiovascular Protective Effects of Adjunctive Alternative Medicine (Salvia miltiorrhiza and Pueraria lobata) in High-Risk Hypertension

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of 90 hypertensive subjects.

Item Placebo1D&G (1 gm)D&G (2 gm) D&G (1 gm + 2 gm)2 value value
( )( )( )( )(1 versus 2)

Age 0.0310.484
Gender
 Male202720470.1340.445
 Female941014
DM181117280.0910.152
LVH121310230.7490.738
CRF101212240.9010.657
Body weight (kg) 0.9200.703
BMI (kg/m2) 0.6410.346
SBP (mmHg) 0.4490.694
DBP (mmHg) 0.0530.017
TC (mmol/L) 0.1130.051
TG (mmol/L) 0.1590.886
HBA1C (%) 0.2510.180
Creatinine (umol/L) 0.2780.421
FMD (%) 0.4900.465
IMT (mm) 0.3720.607

BMI: body mass index, CRF: chronic renal failure, DM: diabetis mellitus, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, FMD: flow-mediated dilation, HBA1-C: hemoglobin A1-C, IMT: intima-media thickness, LVH: left ventricular hypertrophy, SBP: systolic blood pressure, TC: total cholesterol, TG: triglyceride, 1: placebo, and 2: D&G (1 gm + 2 gm).

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