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Table 3 Carotid stiffness index and systemic blood pressure at rest and during submaximal exercise

From: Resting and exercise arterial dysfunction in anthracycline-treated adult survivors of childhood cancers

  Rest Exercise p Value
Patients (n = 96) Controls (n = 60) Patients (n = 96) Controls (n = 60) Group Factor Exercise Factor Interaction
Carotid stiffness index 4.05 ± 0.67 3.85 ± 0.61 5.59 ± 1.31 4.13 ± 0.62 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 119 ± 12 119 ± 12 155 ± 17 153 ± 16 0.52 < 0.001 0.77
DBP (mmHg) 72 ± 8 71 ± 8 80 ± 12 77 ± 9 0.09 < 0.001 0.40
  1. Abbreviations as in Table 1 and Table 2