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Table 4 Parameters of aerobic capacity of the control group and of patients with antisynthetase syndrome and dermatomyositis

From: The aerobic capacity in patients with antisynthetase syndrome and dermatomyositis

 DM
(n = 13)
ASS
(n = 9)
CTR
(n = 17)
P
DM vs. CTRASS vs. CTRDM vs. ASS
VO2 peak (mL/kg/min)19.4 ± 3.916.5 ± 3.122.4 ± 4.50.1210.0030.239
VO2 peak (L/min)1.4 (1.1–1.7)1.4 (1.2–1.6)1.7 (1.3–1.8)0.2120.367> 0.999
Anaerobic threshold (min)5.1 ± 1.53.7 ± 0.95.2 ± 1.20.9650.0160.037
Respiratory compensation point (min)9.6 ± 1.77.6 ± 2.210.6 ± 2.40.3830.0030.087
Time-to-exhaustion (min)11.1 ± 2.09.0 ± 2.112.7 ± 2.20.134< 0.0010.061
  1. ASS antisynthetase syndrome, CTR control group, DM dermatomyositis, VO2 volume of oxygen