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Research Article

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

Table 3

Parameters of vascular structure and function divided into 4 quartiles according to superoxide dismutase serum levels.

Q1
(SOD: <87.3 ng/mL)
Q2
(SOD: 87.3–112.8 ng/mL)
Q3
(SOD: 112.8–142.6 ng/mL)
Q4
(SOD: >142.6 ng/mL)

IMT medium average (mm) 0.73 ± 0.110.75 ± 0.130.73 ± 0.100.72 ± 0.120.436
IMT maximum average (mm)0.90 ± 0.120.92 ± 0.160.90 ± 0.120.89 ± 0.140.620
PWV (m/s)9.64 ± 2.478.83 ± 1.948.83 ± 2.468.88 ± 1.810.088
Central AIx29.41 ± 9.8730.72 ± 9.5027.04 ± 10.6726.77 ± 10.940.076
Peripheral AIx91.92 ± 22.8487.72 ± 14.7185.32 ± 22.4884.05 ± 22.820.167
AASI39.62 ± 6.4039.29 ± 6.6937.64 ± 5.8436.74 ± 5.340.019
D’Agostino cardiovascular risk21.75 ± 19.3018.30 ± 13.7919.92 ± 17.1119.91 ± 14.790.705

Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. AASI: ambulatory arterial stiffness index; AIx: augmentation index; CV cardiovascular; IMT: intima-media thickness; : value, statistically significant differences (ANOVA); PWV: pulse wave velocity.

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