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Table 4 Changes of inflammatory parameters during 3-month follow-up

From: Value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of the carotid artery for evaluating disease activity in Takayasu arteritis

  Baseline 3-month follow-up p
N 38 38  
Active patients (%) 25 (65.79) 7 (18.42) < 0.001
ESR, mm/H 37.84 ± 34.81 21.89 ± 20.26 0.019
CRP, mg/L 31.11 ± 49.52 15.37 ± 26.25 0.090
SAA, mg/L 109.26 ± 196.68 66.98 ± 139.55 0.395
Platelet count, ×109/L 300.76 ± 101.82 277.11 ± 96.04 0.308
Kerr scores 2.00 ± 1.14 0.55 ± 0.76 < 0.001
ITAS 2010 scores 2.45 ± 3.77 0.87 ± 1.61 0.020
  1. ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C-reactive protein, SAA serum amyloid A