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Research Article

Serum Superoxide Dismutase Is Associated with Vascular Structure and Function in Hypertensive and Diabetic Patients

Table 2

Pearson correlations between serum superoxide dismutase and parameters of vascular structure and function and cardiovascular risk.

Superoxide dismutase
All patientsDIA + HYPDIAHYPControl

Intima-media thickness medium average−−0.12−0.22
Intima-media thickness maximum average−−0.07−0.22
Pulse wave velocity−0.15−0.06−0.03−0.160.25
Peripheral augmentation index−0.16−0.08−0.09−0.13−0.37
Central augmentation index−0.16−0.01−0.18−0.10−0.35
Pulse pressure−0.17−0.20−0.07−0.18−0.19
D’Agostino cardiovascular risk−0.03−0.090.46−0.06−0.10
8-Hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine −0.17−0.290.21−0.21−0.22
Uric acid0.

AASI: ambulatory arterial stiffness index; DIA: diabetic nonhypertensive patients; DIA + HYP: diabetic hypertensive patients; HDL: cholesterol associated with high density lipoproteins; HYP: hypertensive patients; LDL: cholesterol associated with low density lipoproteins. Statistical significant differences: ; .

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