Table 1: Baseline characteristics of the patients included in this study (M2).

FeaturesL group ()P group () value

Mean age ± SD (years)50.60 ± 10.0749.10 ± 11.560.804
Female/male25/118/0‚ÄČ
Mean disease duration ± SD (years)11.33 ± 3.3511.58 ± 3.480.601
Body mass (weight) ± SD (kg)76.53 ± 16.2474.74 ± 16.060.886
Body mass index (BMI)30.87 ± 6.2229.34 ± 4.960.570