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Table 1 Demographic data (means ± SD)

From: The effects of upper and lower limb exercise on the microvascular reactivity in limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis patients

  Baseline ACE Baseline CE Baseline Control
Age (years) 69.1 ± 9.7 65.1 ± 10 62.2 ± 14.3
Body weight (kg) 69 ± 15.8 66 ± 9.7 73.2 ± 14.8
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.6 ± 4.8 24.5 ± 3.6 27.3 ± 4.0
Stature (cm) 163.7 ± 9.1 164.4 ± 7.9 163.4 ± 6.7
Disease duration (yrs) 7.8 ± 2.3 7.7 ± 2.1 6.3 ± 2.0
Digital ulcers (treatment iloprost infusion) 0/10 0/10 4/11
Raynaud’s treatment 6/10 5/10 8/10
Nifedipine 4/10 4/10 4/10
Sildenafil 2/10 1/10 4/10
Blood pressure treatment 6/10 4/10 4/10
Candesartan 4/10 0/10 1/10
Ramipril 2/10 4/10 3/10
  1. ACE arm crank ergometer, CE cycle ergometer