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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (n = 50)

From: Improvement in asymmetric dimethylarginine and oxidative stress in patients with limb salvage after autologous mononuclear stem cell application for critical limb ischemia

Parameter Baseline
Age (years) 64 ± 11
Male:female (n) 44:6
Diabetes mellitus 30 (60%)
Arterial hypertension 38 (76%)
Hyperlipidemia 27 (54%)
BMI (kg/m2) 28 ± 4
LVEF (%) 55 ± 7
Smoking 21 (42%)
Rutherford category 5.1 ± 0.3
Creatinine (μmol/L) 95 ± 51
CRP (mg/L) 22 ± 37
Leukocytes (109/L) 9.1 ± 4.9
BM-MNCs in BMC (109 cells) 4.2 ± 1.5
CD34+ in BMC (106 cells) 28.1 ± 14.7
VEGF (pg/mL) 173 ± 191
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.3 ± 1.1
TAG (mmol/L) 1.4 ± 1.1
LDL (mmol/L) 2.8 ± 1.4
oxLDL (U/L) 24.3 ± 7.7
HDL (mmol/L) 1.2 ± 0.4
Atorvastatin (mg/day) 16 ± 11
  1. BMC bone marrow concentrate, BMI body mass index, BM-MNC bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell, CRP C-reactive protein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, LVEF left ventricle ejection fraction, oxLDL oxidized low-density lipoprotein, TAG triglycerides, VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor