Mediators of Inflammation / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Serum Amyloid A as a Marker of Persistent Inflammation and an Indicator of Cardiovascular and Renal Involvement in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Table 2

Clinical and laboratory variables in 140 RA patients.

VariableResults

Clinical variables
 Systolic BP (mmHg)126.6 (14.2) (range 90–160)
 Diastolic BP (mmHg)79.5 (9.3) (range 50–100)
 BMI (kg/m2)24.6 (3.8) (range 16–38.3)
 SCORE (%)1.7 (2.6) (range 0–12)
 cIMT (mm)0.79 (0.15) (range 0.43–1.2)
 Plaques present40 (28.6%)
 QTc (ms)335.5 (57.8) (range 186–487)
Laboratory variables
 CRP (mg/L)19.5 (22.5) (range 0.1–116)
 ESR (mm/h)35.9 (24.3) (range 5–102)
 Hemoglobin (g/dL)12.5 (1.3) (range 9.2–16.4)
 Total protein (g/dL)7.1 (0.6) (range 4.2–8.4)
 Albumin (g/dL)4.2 (0.4) (range 2.3–5.0)
 Fibrinogen (g/L)4.8 (1.3) (range 2.0–9.0)
 Total cholesterol (mg/dL)200.1 (45.2) (range 98–365)
 HDL-C (mg/dL)59.9 (15.8) (range 32–115)
 LDL-C (mg/dL)117.4 (34.9) (range 38–245)
 Triglycerides (mg/dL)117.3 (55.5) (range 24–300)
 Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 0.71 (0.23) (range 0.4–2.3)
 MDRD-eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)106.0 (26.7) (range 22.9–156)
 Cystatin-C (mg/L)0.77 (0.22) (range 0.42–1.66)
 Serum amyloid A (mg/L)327.0 (263.4) (range 0–733.2)

Values are mean (SD) or numbers (%).
BP: blood pressure; BMI: body mass index; SCORE: systemic coronary risk evaluation; cIMT: carotid intima-media thickness; CRP: C-reactive protein; QTc: corrected QT interval; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; MDRD-eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration by modification of diet in renal disease.

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