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Table 4 EPCs and VEGF in Takayasu’s arteritis patients users and nonusers of anti-TNF

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

Variables With anti-TNF
N = 5
Median (IQ)
Without anti-TNF
N = 25
Median (IQ)
p
Monocytic EPCs (number of CFUs) 49.0 (59.5) 27.0 (39.0) 0.706
Angioblast-like EPCs (%) 0.0108 (0.0068) 0.0038 (0.0079) 0.085
VEGF (pg/ml) 272.0 (478.0) 277.0 (453.0) 0.787
  1. IQ Interquartil Range
  2. EPCs endothelial progenitor cells
  3. VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor