Table 3.

Comparison of CF-PWV in 27 patients with Takayasu arteritis.

VariablesCF-PWV, m/sp
Disease activityActive, n = 159.89 ± 3.970.83
Remitted, n = 129.59 ± 2.80
History of HTNYes, n = 189.29 ± 3.870.32
No, n = 910.72 ± 2.47
Disease duration≤ 5 yrs, n = 78.82 ± 1.490.23
> 5 yrs, n = 2010.03 ± 3.09
Vascular surgeryYes, n = 612.40 ± 4.420.03
No, n = 219.01 ± 2.87
  • Data are expressed as mean ± SD. HTN: hypertension; CF-PWV: carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity.