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Clinical Study

Aging Aggravates Nitrate-Mediated ROS/RNS Changes

Table 1

Baseline Characteristics of the Study Population (mean ± SD).

MI adult ( )MI elderly ( )

Age, y <0.001
Sex, M/F28/424/19<0.01
HBP/total23/3235/43NS
Dyslipidemia/total21/3234/43NS
Diabetes/total20/3229/43NS
Smoker/total24/3229/43NS
Past drug treatment ( /total)
 Statins17/3230/43NS
 Calcium channel blocker9/3218/43NS
 ACEI15/3231/43<0.05
 ß-Adrenoceptor blocker8/3226/43<0.01
 Diuretic5/3220/43<0.01
Drug treatment during the study ( /total)
 Statins32/3243/43NS
 Calcium channel blocker19/3232/43NS
 ACEI17/3227/43NS
 ß-Adrenoceptor blocker21/3227/43NS
 nitrates32/3243/43NS
 Mean dosage of nitrates (μg/min)5050NS

HBP indicates high blood pressure; ACEI: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; y: year; M: male; F: female.

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