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Table 2 Parameters of systemic endothelial function and vascular remodelling

From: Cerebral hemodynamics and endothelial function in patients with Fabry disease

Parameter Healthy volunteers (n = 17) Patients with FD (n = 10) pvalue
IMT right common carotid artery (mm) 0.57 ± 0.07 0.60 ± 0.19 0.51
Distance between advential layers of right common carotid artery (mm) 6.25 ± 1.55 6.50 ± 0.91 0.71
IMT left common carotid artery (mm) 0.54 ± 0.94 0.62 ± 0.21 0.16
Distance between advential layers of left common carotid artery (mm) 6.45 ± 0.78 6.66 ± 0.91 0.62
Mean diameter of brachial artery (mm) 3.64 ± 0.67 3.38 ± 0.70 0.36
Brachial hyperaemic vasodilation test (60”) 16.85 ± 10.59 14.10 ± 11.62 0.54
us-CRP (mg/L) 1.74 ± 1.51 2.92 ± 1.88 0.14
IL-6 (pg/mL) 7.48 ± 2.15 6.34 ± 1.42 0.06
sVCAM-1 (ng/mL) 714.47 ± 178.22 899.50 ± 217.24 0.02
TNF-α (pg/mL) 4.41 ± 1.17 5.41 ± 1.66 0.11
  1. IMT, intima-media thickness. Data are means ± SD. p < 0.05 compared to control patient.