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Table 2 Change from baseline in homodynamic, arterial stiffness and metabolic variables in each group

From: Effect of long-term treatment with antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin E, coenzyme Q10 and selenium) on arterial compliance, humoral factors and inflammatory markers in patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors

Variables Patients received antioxidants Patients received placebo
  baseline 6 month p-value baseline 6 month p-value
Systolic BP (mm/Hg) 145.2 ± 25.4 136.1 ± 22.3 0.001 138.0 ± 20.8 135.0 ± 21.6 0.257
Diastolic BP (mm/Hg) 78.4 ± 11.7 75.0 ± 12.3 0.034 75.9 ± 7.8 75.0 ± 10.3 0.493
LAEI(ml/mm Hg × 10) 11.0 ± 4.4 12.7 ± 4.7 0.006 12.9 ± 6.2 11.3 ± 4.3 0.151
SAEI(ml/mm Hg × 100) 3.3 ± 1.9 4.7 ± 2.7 0.0001 3.6 ± 1.6 3.7 ± 1.9 0.732
SVR(dynes•sec/cm5) 1817.0 ± 751.5 1617.3 ± 305.2 0.102 1594.9 ± 351.3 1638.7 ± 311.3 0.533
Glucose(mg/dl) 127.0 ± 52 129 ± 62 0.535 118.9 ± 42 123.2 ± 55 0.496
HbA1C(%) 7.08 ± 1.69 6.33 ± 2.3 0.022 6.82 ± 1.44 6.86 ± 1.66 0.767
Total Cholesterol(mg/dl) 201.5 ± 53.1 180.7 ± 58.3 0.074 197.12 ± 50 186.80 ± 37.78 0.125
Triglycerides(mg/dl) 189 ± 94 170.4 ± 72 0.058 124.5 ± 56.5 127.83 ± 46.7 0.645
HDL% 22.1 ± 4 26.2 ± 10 0.022 26 ± 5.4 27.11 ± 5.5 0.212
LDL Cholesterol(mg/dl) 116.8 ± 44.4 103.4 ± 47 0.13 117.91 ± 47.9 109.0 ± 33.1 0.135
hs-CRP(mg/dl) 1.94 ± 3 0.62 ± 0.77 0.222 1.44 ± 1.59 0.95 ± 0.90 0.271
Renin (ng/ml/hr) 1.79 ± 3.4 2.27 ± 2.6 0.494 1.36 ± 1.55 1.91 ± 1.87 0.149
Aldosterone(pg/ml) 7.38 ± 5.6 8.2 ± 5.06 0.354 6.70 ± 4.5 7.00 ± 3.84 0.638
Homocysteine(μmol/l) 9.24 ± 2.82 9.19 ± 2.83 0.911 8.75 ± 3.04 9.11 ± 3.3 0.139
Ur cathacholamines(mg/24 h) 24.74 ± 21 28.5 ± 19 0.118 19.54 ± 12 22 ± 20 0.283