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Table 5 EPCs and VEGF in Takayasu’s arteritis patients users and nonusers of methotrexate

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

VARIABLES With methotrexate
N = 10
Median (IQ)
Without methotrexate
N = 20
Median (IQ)
p
Monocytic EPCs - (number of CFUs) 27.5 (34.3) 27.0 (43.2) 0.746
Angioblast-like EPCs - (%) 0.0033 (0.0065) 0.0088 (0.0098) 0.061
VEGF (pg/ml) 217.5 (419.8) 293.0 (442.3) 0.286
  1. IQ Interquartil Range
  2. EPCs endothelial progenitor cells
  3. VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor