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Table 3 EPCs and VEGF in Takayasu’s arteritis patients with and without disease activity

From: Endothelial progenitor cells and vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with Takayasu’s arteritis

Variables With activity
N = 09
Median (IQ)
Without activity
N = 21
Median (IQ)
p
Monocytic EPCs (number of CFUs) 27.0 (40.0) 27.0 (43.0) 0.929
Angioblast-like EPCs (%) 0.0038 (0.0067) 0.0074 (0.0118) 0.326
VEGF (pg/ml) 279.0 (625.0) 272.0 (295.0) 0.657
  1. IQ Interquartil Range
  2. EPCs endothelial progenitor cells
  3. VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor