Mediators of Inflammation / 2012 / Article / Fig 2

Clinical Study

Anti-TNF-Alpha-Adalimumab Therapy Is Associated with Persistent Improvement of Endothelial Function without Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Wall Thickness in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Refractory to Conventional Therapy

Figure 2

Changes in flow-mediated endothelium-dependent (FMD%) (a) and endothelium-independent (NTG%) vasodilatation (b) from day 0 onwards, obtained via locally weighted regression. Curves are central estimate and lower and upper limits of 95% confidence bands.