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Table 5 Comparison of clinic BP and arterial stiffness in the diet therapy and diet-plus-statin groups

From: Effects of pitavastatin add-on therapy on chronic kidney disease with albuminuria and dyslipidemia

  Diet Diet-plus-statin
  Baseline 6 months 12 months Baseline 6 months 12 months
Clinic BP:       
 Systolic BP (mmHg) 133 ± 4 131 ± 4 130 ± 4 127 ± 4 133 ± 5 130 ± 4
 Diastolic BP (mmHg) 79 ± 2 81 ± 2 81 ± 2 76 ± 2 79 ± 3 77 ± 2
Arterial stiffness:       
 baPWV (cm/s) 1661 ± 86 - 1705 ± 87 1919 ± 144 - 1833 ± 141
  1. Values are means ± SE. BP blood pressure, baPWV brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity