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Table 3 Comparisons of baPWV, ABI, and UT

From: Comparison of inflammation, arterial stiffness and traditional cardiovascular risk factors between rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease

  Control RA IBD
baPWV (m/s) 1345 ± 264 1437 ± 216 1382 ± 259
ABI 1.11 ± 0.06 1.10 ± 0.08 1.07 ± 0.07*
UT (ms) 139.8 ± 14.0 143.1 ± 14.0 140.2 ± 17.6
  1. Results were expressed as mean ± SD.*vs. control (p < 0.05). ABI: ankle-brachial index; baPWV: brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity; IBD: inflammatory bowel disease; RA: rheumatoid arthritis; UT: upstroke time of pulse wave.