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Table 2 Arterial stiffness parameters in patients subjected to 3 months of CPAP

From: Reassessing the effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on arterial stiffness and peripheral blood derived CD34+ progenitor cells in subjects with sleep apnea

  Visit 1 Visit 2 p value Effect size
Pulse wave velocity 8.60 ± 1.99 7.48 ± 2.37 0.063 0.72
Systolic blood pressure (radial) 126.56 ± 13.13 122.00 ± 11.37 0.232 0.43
Diastolic blood pressure (radial) 82.06 ± 7.84 79.44 ± 9.51 0.379 0.31
Augmentation index-75 13.17 ± 12.60 13.69 ± 14.48 0.846 0.07
Augmentation pressure 4.56 ± 5.43 5.15 ± 5.20 0.622 0.15